Joe Root

We let the game slip away after dominating three days, says skipper Jasprit Bumrah

England's win meant that the five-match Test series, which spilled over to this year due to COVID-19 cases in the Indian camp last year, ended in 2-2 draw.

published on : 5th July 2022

England beat India by seven wickets to draw series 2-2; Root, Bairstow script sensational win

This was the fourth time England chased down a target of over 250 in the fourth innings.

published on : 5th July 2022

England vs New Zealand 3rd Test: Bairstow, Root power to sweep series 3-0 against Kiwis

New Zealand had fought back through its two prolific run-getters in the series -- Tom Blundell (88 not out) and Daryl Mitchell (56) -- but the top order's struggle in the series let down the Kiwis.

published on : 28th June 2022

Joe Root used to practice batting on one leg during pandemic phase, reveals father Matt

Joe Root came up with another sublime performance in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand at Nottingham scoring 176 in the first innings.

published on : 14th June 2022

England batter Joe Root completes 10,191 runs in Test cricket, surpasses Sunil Gavaskar

England batter Joe Root completed 10191 Test cricket runs and surpassed former India batter Sunil Gavaskar's record of 10122 runs.

published on : 14th June 2022

England batter Joe Root becomes first player to score 3,000 runs in World Test Championship history

England batter Joe Root became the first player to score more than 3,000 runs in World Test Championship history.

published on : 13th June 2022

Root, Pope hit centuries as England trails New Zealand by 80 in second test

Root, currently the world's most in-form batter in test cricket, was still there at stumps on 163 not out to give England hope of coming out of the first innings with an unlikely lead.

published on : 13th June 2022

Joe Root is way ahead in the list of 'Fab 4', opines former India team selector Saba Karim

Joe Root became only the second cricketer from England to have reached 10,000 Test runs after Alastair Cook.

published on : 8th June 2022

It would be pathetic to suggest Joe Root and I had a fallout: England pacer Stuart Broad

There was speculation of fallout after Stuart Broad was dropped, but the pace stalwart said Joe Root and he are great friends.

published on : 7th June 2022

Root leads England past New Zealand in 1st test at Lord's

England, set 277 to win, finished on 279 for five, with former captain Root 115 not out after the hosts had slumped to 69 for four.

published on : 5th June 2022

'All-rounder Ben Stokes should be England Test captain', say former skippers

Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Mike Atherton felt that Stokes -- presently nursing a knee injury -- can take the England job with an easy conscience.

published on : 16th April 2022

Joe Root resigns as England Test captain after five years

Root leaves his post holding the record for the number of wins as England test captain while his status as one of the world's leading batters is secure after scoring eight centuries since 2021.

published on : 15th April 2022

Watson picks Kohli ahead of Smith, Root, Williamson, Babar

As per Watson's list, the former India captain has pipped the likes of Steve Smith, Kane Williamson, Joe Root and Babar Azam.

published on : 14th April 2022

England cricket team facing questions over future

The English cricket team is in disarray, with what can only be described as its winter of discontent capped by a 10-wicket loss to the West Indies.

published on : 28th March 2022

England vs West Indies 2nd Test: Ben Stokes lashes ton as visitors declare at 507-9 on Day 2

Root improved from 119 overnight to 153, but played second fiddle to Stokes, who dominated their stand of 129 as he made a belligerent 120 from 128 balls on Thursday.

published on : 18th March 2022

England vs West Indies 2nd Test: Joe Root's 119 helps visitors make strong start

Playing with confidence after a knock of 109 in the second innings of last week's draw in Antigua, Root was even better in Barbados as he reached 119 not out from a total of 244-3 on the first day.

published on : 17th March 2022

Carlos Brathwaite accuses Joe Root of being "disrespectful"

The hard-hitting West Indian allrounder was talking of England's decision to wait until the final over of Day 5 to concede a draw in the First Test between the two teams.

published on : 13th March 2022

Alastair Cook hits fifty in final Test as England start solidly against India

Cook, who walked out to a guard of honour from the India team, was soon into his stride with two trademark boundaries off successive balls from fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.

published on : 7th September 2018

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

We can win the fourth Test against India, says England batsman Jos Buttler

Buttler scored 69 and put on vital lower-order partnerships with Ben Stokes and Sam Curran as England recovered from 122 for five to finish at 260 for eight at stumps on day 4.

published on : 2nd September 2018
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