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Joe Root

Joe Root

Born December 30, 1990 Sheffield, Yorkshire
Age 24 Years, 2 Months, 6 Days
National Side England
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Off break
Batting Rank Test - 10, ODI - 14, World Cup - 14, T20I - 72
Bowling Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Teams Played England, England A, England XI, Yorkshire, England, England Lions
Man of the Match Test - 3, ODI - 3, World Cup - 0, T20I - 0, CL - 0,
Career Span 2012 - 2014, 2013 - 2015, 2015, 2012 - 2014, 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 22406 1732200* v SL57179450.9446.24150
ODI 524951773121 v SL481321540.2980.88210
World Cup 440173121 v SL1017243.2589.6330
T20I 97218390* v AUS0122236.60126.2050
CL 4303625 v SYS005112.0083.7210

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 2185.02222542/9 v AUS0 056.252.64127.50
ODI 33129.02745122/15 v WI0062.085.7764.50
World Cup 38.005011/27 v SCO0050.006.2548.00
T20I 59.009641/13 v AUS0024.0010.6613.50
CL 45.004911/26 v MUM0049.009.8030.00

Joe Root AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 9 18 2 531 180 1 2 61 / 2 33.18 37.65 4 0
India 6 9 3 611 154* 2 4 61 / 2 101.83 52.31 6 0
New Zealand 5 9 0 331 104 1 1 33 / 0 36.77 46.55 4 0
Sri Lanka 2 4 1 259 200* 1 0 24 / 0 86.33 56.79 1 0
Total 22 40 6 1732 200 v SL 5 7 179/4 64.53 48.33 15 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 9 48.0 10 132 3 2/9 0 / 0 44.00 2.75 96.00
India 4 16.0 4 38 1 1/5 0 / 0 38.00 2.37 96.00
New Zealand 5 13.0 4 32 0 0/1 0 / 0 - 2.46 -
Sri Lanka 3 8.0 4 23 0 0/7 0 / 0 - 2.87 -
Total 21 85.0 22 225 4 2/9 v AUS 0/0 20.50 2.61 48.00

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Joe Root LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s 4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 8 15 2 373 87 v AUS 0 2 32 / 1 28.69 32.43 3 0
Home 14 25 4 1359 200* v SL 5 5 147 / 3 64.71 52.36 12 0
Total 22 40 6 1732 200 v SL 5 7 179/4 46.70 42.40 15 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 10 43.0 7 134 0 0/1 v NZ 0 / 0 - 3.11 -
Home 11 42.0 15 91 4 2/9 v AUS 0 / 0 22.75 2.16 63.00
Total 21 85.0 22 225 4 2/9 v AUS 0/0 11.38 2.64 31.50

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
Total 22 40 6 1732 200 v SL 5 7 179/4 74.87 43.76 15 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2012 1 1.0 0 5 0 0/5 v IND 0 / 0 - 5.00 -
2013 14 61.0 14 164 3 2/9 v AUS 0 / 0 54.66 2.68 122.00
2014 6 23.0 8 56 1 1/5 v IND 0 / 0 56.00 2.43 138.00
Total 21 85.0 22 225 4 2/9 v AUS 0/0 36.89 3.37 86.67

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
149*(165) - v India Aug 15, 2014
77(161) - v India Aug 07, 2014
3(25) & 56(41) 1/5 v India Jul 27, 2014
13(50) & 66(146) - v India Jul 17, 2014
154*(295) 0/6 & 0/22 v India Jul 09, 2014

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.