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Joe Root

Joe Root

English
Player Info
Date of Birth30 December 1990
Place of BirthYorkshire, England
CareerJanuary 2013 - Active
RoleBatsman

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career126119195090133*50.90587086.71142940740570

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career126601,3421,299203/5264.955.8067.1000

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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