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.read more
England lost way after Day 1 of the Edgbaston Test and ended up losing the first Test of the Ashes by 251 runs on the last day of the game.
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Shoaib Akhtar has picked the best among the cricket's current fab four - Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith and Joe Root.
England and Australia's rivalry go back to 1882 and with every passing series, it has intensified. This year's series will be the 71st and currently, the Aussies have the coveted urn, which they won in 2016-17.
England captain Joe Root has batted at No.3 for England before and could be back in that position despite preferring to bat two-down.
The World Test Championship gets underway on 1 August 2019 and will comprise of the top nine teams in the Test rankings, who will play 71 Test matches in 27 series across two years.
Considered one of the best in the world, Root has the lowest conversion rate when compared to India captain Virat Kohli, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and Australia's Steve Smith.
The Ashes will see the end of a long tradition of test match jerseys devoid of player's names and numbers on the back.
Joe Root said that the transition from one-day to Duke ball cricket will be easy for the team as England are set to play against Ireland in a four-day Test at Lord's from July 24.
Joe Root believes England have done their homework and are ready to take on Australia's pace battery, led by Mitchell Starc in the second semi-final in the ongoing World Cup
Joe Root talked about the game against Australia ahead of the side's semifinal clash at Edgbaston.
England's Joe Root is feeling confident that both recent and distant history have the tournament hosts ready for revenge in the rematch against Australia in the second semi-final of the ongoing World Cup.
After an impressive start, England's campaign has tapered off owing to back-to-back defeats against Sri Lanka and defending champions Australia.
Joe Root became only the second England batsman to hit two centuries in a single World Cup after Kevin Pietersen, who smashed two centuries in the 2007 edition.
England defeated West Indies by 8 wickets to go up to second position in the World Cup table.
Joe Root scored an unbeaten 100 to inspire England to an 8-wicket win against the West Indies in their group-stage game.
Joe Root scored 105, while Buttler scored 103 in the second game against Pakistan in World Cup 2019.
England have won 58 out of their 88 matches since the 2015 World Cup and Joe Root believes that the results are an indication of the hard work that the boys have put in since their ouster in the 2015 World Cup.
Root is confident that his side will not indulge in the tactic.
England's Test captain Joe Root has played only 28 T20 matches for his country since making his debut in the format in 2012.