Joe Root

We are in presence of greatness, he's 'Mr Incredible': Joe Root on Ben Stokes

The all-rounder scored a patient 176 in the first innings and followed it up with a quickfire unbeaten 78 in 57 deliveries in their second to set up a declaration an hour into the final day.

published on : 21st July 2020

England captain Joe Root returns as West Indies eye series win

Star batsman Root missed England's four-wicket defeat at Southampton in international cricket's return from lockdown last week after attending the birth of his second child.

published on : 16th July 2020

None better than Ben Stokes to step in for Joe Root as short-term captain: Nasser Hussain

Regular Test skipper Joe Root is likely to miss the first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl starting July 8 as his wife is expecting their second child at the same time.

published on : 30th June 2020

COVID-19 isolation rule leaves England skipper Joe Root in doubt for first Test vs West Indies

The Test series, to be played in a bio-secure environment from July 8  to counter the COVID-19 threat, is subject to the final approval of the UK government.

published on : 6th June 2020

Australian documentary 'motivates' England skipper Joe Root for Ashes

The largely well-received documentary has also been accused of being a public relations exercise given Cricket Australia had editorial control.

published on : 31st March 2020

COVID-19: Joe Root expecting talks over pay cut, bracing for huge workload once normalcy resumes

The coronavirus outbreak, which has infected over 7,00,000 people and caused more than 37,000 deaths worldwide, has forced the global sporting events to come to a standstill.

published on : 31st March 2020

Joe Root shares 'urgent message' amid coronavirus pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 fears, the England Cricket Board (ECB) on March 20 announced that no professional cricket will be played in England and Wales until at least 28 May.

published on : 29th March 2020

No handshakes, only fist bumps: Joe Root explains England's anti-coronavirus precautions

England captain Joe Root said his players will not be shaking hands on their tour of Sri Lanka in a bid to avoid the coronavirus.

published on : 3rd March 2020

Triumphant at RSA, England captain Joe Root says 'sky is the limit' for his team

England's next Test assignment will be against Sri Lanka, starting March 19 in Galle.

published on : 28th January 2020

England leave Joe Root out of T20 squad for South Africa tour

Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and Mark Wood have been rested for the ODIs but kept for the T20s, with national selector Ed Smith saying that both squads have been chosen.

published on : 13th December 2019

Joe Root urges more from Jofra Archer as England slump to heavy defeat

Root said Archer could take his cue from New Zealand's Neil Wagner, who took five for 44 in England's second innings and eight wickets in the match in total.

published on : 25th November 2019

England vs New Zealand: Joe Root buries Ashes agony, ready for redemption

Root said he had been working on his batting shortcomings and denied the Test captaincy weighed on his performance in the drawn mid-year series against Australia.

published on : 20th November 2019

Beating India 4-1 would be a strong statement, perfect send off for Alastair Cook: Joe Root

Root said that Cook had informed him of his retirement decision in Southampton, and that this wouldn't be a distraction ahead of or during the fifth Test.

published on : 7th September 2018

England skipper Joe Root falls as India reduce hosts to 89 for 4 at lunch on Day 3 of second Test

England now trail India by 18 runs with six wickets remaining in their first innings.

published on : 11th August 2018

England batsmen must score big to beat Australia in Ashes series: Moeen Ali

England are facing a big defeat to Australia on Monday's final day after they were bundled out for just 195, leaving the home side the task of scoring 170 runs to win.

published on : 26th November 2017
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