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Joe Root

Joe Root

Player Info
Date of Birth 30 December 1990
Place of Birth Yorkshire, England
Career January 2013 - Active
Role Batter

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 152 140 21 5962 133* 50.10 6859 86.92 16 33 482 44 73 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 152 68 1,552 1,491 26 4/112 57.34 5.76 59.69 0 0



1. After he made his first-class debut for Yorkshire in 2011 and cemented his spot in the side, commentators were quick to mark him as one for the future

2. Selection in the England Lions squad and a place in the England Performance Programme followed

3. His call-up to the One-Day International squad came in early 2013 and Root has since produced a string of impressive performances for England

4. His stocks soared further when he was handed England's Test reins after Alastair Cook stepped down earlier this year

5. Playing in his second ICC CT

6. ODI debut against India at Rajkot in 2013

7. First made his mark with the England Under-19 squad in Bangladesh, shortly before ICC U/19 World Cup in New Zealand in 2010

8. Scored 121 against Sri Lanka in ICC CWC 2015 but England failed to qualify for the quarter-finals

9. That year he amassed 1385 Test runs and 2228 runs in all international cricket