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Joe Root

Joe Root

Born December 30, 1990
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Age 25 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days
National Side England
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Off break
Batting Rank Test - 2, ODI - 10, World Cup - 10, T20I - 4
Bowling Rank Test - 84, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Teams Played England, England A, England XI, Yorkshire, England, England Lions
Man of the Match Test - 5, ODI - 3, World Cup - 0, T20I - 2, CL - 0,
Career Span 2012 - 2016, 2013 - 2016, 2015, 2012 - 2016, 2012,

Joe Root has often been compared to Geoffrey Boycott and Michael Vaughan, two of Yorkshire's premium batsmen. The right-hand batsman was named in the U-19 squad for the World Cup in New Zealand after performing well against Bangladesh U-19 in 2009.

Joe Root OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 3972103406200* v SL9193781454.9353.52410
ODI 686462572125 v SA8122042644.3484.46320
World Cup 650202121 v SL1019240.4084.1670
T20I 2018359490* v AUS04641439.60138.78120
CL 4303625 v SYS005112.0083.7210

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 38206.350613122/9 v AUS0051.082.96103.25
ODI 381412814122/15 v WI0067.835.7770.50
World Cup 490561 1/27 v SCO0056.006.2254.00
T20I 711011862/9 v WI0019.6610.7211.00
CL 4504911/26 v MUM0049.009.8030.00

Joe Root AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 14 27 3 991 180 3 4 125 / 5 41.29 47.28 12 0
India 6 9 3 611 154* 2 4 61 / 2 101.83 52.31 6 0
New Zealand 7 13 0 514 104 1 3 56 / 0 39.53 50.49 10 0
Pakistan 3 6 1 287 88 0 3 26 / 0 57.40 54.45 4 0
South Africa 4 8 1 386 110 1 3 48 / 2 55.14 63.38 4 0
Sri Lanka 2 4 1 259 200* 1 0 24 / 0 86.33 56.79 1 0
West Indies 3 5 1 358 182* 1 2 38 / 5 89.50 73.21 4 0
Total 39 72 10 3406 200 v SL 9 19 378/14 67.29 56.84 41 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 14 76.3 11 267 7 2/9 0 / 0 38.14 3.49 65.57
India 4 16 4 38 1 1/5 0 / 0 38.00 2.37 96.00
New Zealand 8 25 7 68 1 1/7 0 / 0 68.00 2.72 150.00
Pakistan 2 8 1 39 0 0/13 0 / 0 - 4.87 -
South Africa 3 27 5 77 0 0/11 0 / 0 - 2.85 -
Sri Lanka 3 8 4 23 0 0/7 0 / 0 - 2.87 -
West Indies 4 46 18 101 3 2/22 0 / 0 33.66 2.19 92.00
Total 38 206.3 50 613 12 2/22 v WI 0/0 25.40 3.05 57.65

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Joe Root LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 15 28 4 1117 182* v WI 2 7 118 / 8 46.54 49.68 11 0
Home 21 38 5 2002 200* v SL 7 9 234 / 6 60.66 55.79 26 0
Neutral 3 6 1 287 88 v PAK 0 3 26 / 0 57.40 54.45 4 0
Total 39 72 10 3406 200 v SL 9 19 378/14 54.87 53.31 41 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 17 116 30 312 3 2/9 v AUS 0 / 0 104.00 2.68 232.00
Home 19 82.3 19 262 9 2/9 v AUS 0 / 0 29.11 3.17 55.00
Neutral 2 8 1 39 0 0/1 v NZ 0 / 0 - 4.87 -
Total 38 206.3 50 613 12 2/9 v AUS 0/0 44.37 3.57 95.67

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Joe Root YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2012 1 2 1 93 73 v IND 0 1 5 / 1 93.00 32.63 - -
2013 14 27 2 862 180 v AUS 2 3 94 / 2 34.48 40.64 8 0
2014 7 11 3 777 200* v SL 3 3 80 / 1 97.12 58.02 7 0
2015 14 26 3 1385 182* v WI 3 10 158 / 10 60.21 63.70 24 0
2016 3 6 1 289 110 v SA 1 2 41 / 0 57.80 65.09 2 0
Total 39 72 10 3406 200 v SL 9 19 378/14 68.52 52.02 41 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2012 1 1 0 5 0 0/5 v IND 0 / 0 - 5.00 -
2013 14 61 14 164 3 2/9 v AUS 0 / 0 54.66 2.68 122.00
2014 6 23 8 56 1 1/5 v IND 0 / 0 56.00 2.43 138.00
2015 15 97.3 24 322 8 2/22 v WI 0 / 0 40.25 3.30 73.12
2016 2 24 4 66 0 0/12 v SA 0 / 0 - 2.75 -
Total 38 206.3 50 613 12 2/22 v WI 0/0 30.18 3.23 66.62

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
76(128) & 20(56) 0/12 v South Africa Jan 22, 2016
110(139) & 4*(13) - v South Africa Jan 14, 2016
50(79) & 29(29) 0/54 v South Africa Jan 02, 2016
24(37) & 73(128) 0/11 v South Africa Dec 26, 2015
4(14) & 6(29) - v Pakistan Nov 01, 2015

JOE ROOT's profile

Joe Root has often been compared to Geoffrey Boycott and Michael Vaughan, two of Yorkshire's premium batsmen. The right-hand batsman was named in the U-19 squad for the World Cup in New Zealand after performing well against Bangladesh U-19 in 2009.

Root scored close to a 1000 runs for Yorkshire's first XI in 2009 and was given a chance to play for the England Lions. He made his first-class debut in 2010, and since then became a regular in the Lions setup. Impressing batting coach Graham Thorpe, Root scored 964 first-class runs in the season with a highest score of 222 against Hampshire. In 2012, the 21-year old was then handed a deserving berth in the national squad for the Test series against India, in place of retired Andrew Strauss along with a place in Yorkshire's T20 squad for the Champions League T20 that preceded the Indian tour. Root was drafted into the playing XI for the final Test during the historic tour of India in 2012 and impressed instantly on debut with his skilled batting in the one Test and his handy bowling in the shorter formats.

Ashes fame was to follow soon when Root scored 180 in the second Ashes Test at Lord's and gained truck-loads of respect for his maturity and temperament. The following Ashes had very little on the platter for Root as he and all other English batsmen included, couldn't handle the heat from the Australian quicks, losing the series 5-0. However, Root is currently one of England's most promising youngsters and is also being seen as a future prospect as captain.