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Joe Root Joe Root - England Cricketer Height: 1.83 m DOB: December 30, 1990

As England all-time leading Test cricket run-scorer Alastair Cook stepped down from captaincy after the 2016-17 tour of India, Joe Root was all set to take the charge of the Three Lions. Right from a young age, Root displayed tremendous maturity to acclaim himself to be a leader of the lot. However, along with the authority, came a heap of responsibilities. He remained consistent but started receiving constant criticism for poor conversion rate of century from a fifty. He made his Test debut against India at Nagpur in December 2012, followed by T20I beginning at Mumbai. He played his first ODI match in the same series against Inia at Rajkot in January 2013.

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Mahela Jayawardene picks Babar Azam to dethrone Root as top Test batter

Cricket | Aug 11, 2022, 06:57 PM IST

I would say Babar Azam has an opportunity. He's been consistent in all three formats and it shows in his rankings: Jayawardene

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ENG vs IND, 5th Test, Day 5: Lack of plan, lack of intent, India gift the match to England

Cricket | Jul 05, 2022, 06:19 PM IST

The visitors set a target of 378 for England and they comfortably chased it down with seven wickets in hand. Before this England had chased down 359 at Headingley against Australia in the 2019-20 Ashes series.

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ENG vs IND, 5th Test, Day 5: Joe Root stands tall, guides England to victory with another ton; Twitt

Cricket | Jul 05, 2022, 05:17 PM IST

Root crossed the 10,000 Test runs mark earlier this year and has earned himself a place in the elite group of Test players.

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Joe Root: A legend like no other

Cricket | Jul 05, 2022, 04:38 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Root reached his 28th Test hundred in just 136 deliveries vs India at Edgbaston, took the steam out of India's defence, and made a strong statement - There's no one better than him in Test cricket right now.

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ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test: Joe Root smashes 43rd international ton

Cricket | Jun 12, 2022, 08:25 PM IST

Earlier in this series, Root crossed the 10,000 runs landmark and now is just 5000 runs away from Sachin Tendulkar's record for most test runs.

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Fans in attendance paid their money back by authorities on day 4 of ENG vs NZ test; Know all details

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 11:02 PM IST

Fans who came to watch the Lord's Test between England and New Zealand on day four were refunded the amount they paid to get the tickets.

Root became the 14th player to enter the 10,000-run club in test cricket

Here's list of records Joe Root broke vs New Zealand at Lord's

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 07:38 PM IST

Root broke several records on his way and made new ones as England beat New Zealand by 5 wickets at Lord's

Powered by Root's phenomenal effort, England won the match by 5 wickets and go one up in the three-m

Joe Root enters 10,000-run club; Know all other members of elite club

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 06:56 PM IST

Joe Root reached the elite 10,000-run club with a sensational century in the fourth innings of the Lord's Test against New Zealand.

Root became the 14th player in the history of test cricket to cross the 10,000-run landmark.

Watch: Joe Root receives hero's welcome after spectacular 100 vs NZ at Lord's

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 06:42 PM IST

Joe Root received a hero's welcome with all his teammates hugging and congratulating him for a spectacular 100 vs NZ at Lord's.

Over the years, Root has established himself as the go-to player for England in the test side.

Joseph Edward Root: Calm in the chaos for England

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 09:07 PM IST

High pressure, Lord's Cricket Ground, first test under a new captain, team reeling at 69/4, and what does Joe Root do?

The two teams will next collide at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on June 10

Powered by Joe Root's 100, England beat NZ by 5 wickets at Lord's

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 04:37 PM IST

England made short work of New Zealand on the morning of day 4 to win the Lord's Test, and go one up in the three-match series. 

Joe Root is well set to take England home in the first test

ENG vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 4: ENG win by 5 wickets at Lord's to go one up in three-match series

Cricket | Jun 05, 2022, 04:40 PM IST

ENG vs NZ, 1st Test: Get the Live Score, Ball by Ball Commentary, Full Scorecard, Latest Match Updates and Highlights between England vs New Zealand at Lord's.

Will Root be able to deliver for England on day 4?

ENG vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 3 | England 61 runs away from victory; can Root take his side home?

Cricket | Jun 04, 2022, 11:37 PM IST

Heading into day 4 and with Root at the crease, England need 61 runs to win the Lord's Test against New Zealand.

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Joe Root steps down as England Test captain

Cricket | Apr 15, 2022, 03:19 PM IST

Ben Stokes will be among the favourites to take over as captain, although the all-rounder has just returned to the team after a spell out for mental-health reasons.

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WI vs ENG: Series against West Indies chance to prove a point, says Joe Root

Cricket | Mar 08, 2022, 01:33 PM IST

England is currently bottom of the World Test Championship table, with 10 points from ten games and a win percentage of 9.25 per cent.

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Kohli is a successful captain and Joe Root is a poor captain: Ian Chappell

Cricket | Jan 30, 2022, 12:44 PM IST

The Australian legend pointed out the contrasts in Kohli and Root's styles of captaincy and its corresponding efficacy.

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ICC Awards: Babar Azam, Joe Root, Shaheen Afridi, Lizelle Lee bag top honours

Cricket | Jan 24, 2022, 05:44 PM IST

The 27-year-old Azam, who clinched the ICC ODI Cricketer of 2021 award, scored 405 runs in six games at an average of 67.50 in 2021.

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Root sacrifices opportunity to enter IPL mega auction

Cricket | Jan 17, 2022, 04:41 PM IST

Last week, Root said he was considering entering the mega auction but added he would look to play in the tournament only if it does not distract him from his Test career.

Joe Root Captain of England chats to the media during an England Ashes squad nets session.

IPL 2022: Joe Root considering entering auction

Cricket | Jan 13, 2022, 02:11 PM IST

Considered one of the modern greats of the game, Root is yet to play in the IPL after going unsold in the 2018 auction.

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Ashes 2021-22: Surprised with CA ignoring Khawaja's credentials for so long, says Joe Root

Cricket | Jan 12, 2022, 03:03 PM IST

Khawaja was ignored for the first three Ashes Tests and included in the playing XI after middle-order batter and first Test centurion Travis Head tested positive for COVID-19 after the Boxing Day Test.

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