Joe Root – Captain of the England Test team

Joseph Edward Root is an English global cricketer who is the present commander of the England Test group. He also represents Yorkshire domestically. He is frequently viewed as a standout amongst the best batsmen in the world. He presently dominatingly fields at first slip. He is as of now positioned fourth in Test batting and fourth in ODI batting rankings as per the ICC Player Rankings, having previously been positioned the best Test batsman.

He was initially a right-gave opening batsman and occasional off-spinner, with a similar playing style to previous England commander Michael Vaughan. In any case, he has played most of his cricket for England in the center request. He made his presentation for England in the 2012 Test series in India and made his ODI and Twenty20 International debuts on the same visit, before scoring his lady Test century at his home ground of Headingley the accompanying spring against New Zealand.

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India: 2012– 13

In the fourth Test against India, Root turned into the 655th player to represent England at Test cricket, getting his top from previous England all-rounder Paul Collingwood. Coming in as the number 6 batsman as opposed to his usual position as an opener, he scored 73 from 229 balls, top-scoring together with Kevin Pietersen.In the second innings he made 20 not out to enable England to bat out the diversion to secure a historic series win on Indian soil. Root finished the Test series with 93 runs.

Following the Tests, he made his Twenty20 presentation in the second of a two-coordinate series, despite the fact that he was not required to bat, and following Jonny Bairstow’s withdrawal, he was also incorporated into the ODI squad.On his ODI debut he was not required to bat, in spite of the fact that he bowled nine overs, gathering figures of 0– 51, as England won by 9 runs. He made scores of 36 and 39 in the following two matches, before making his lady ODI fifty in the fourth match of the series, in spite of the fact that England lost by 5 wickets. He made 31 in the last match of the series as England won by seven wickets. Root finished the ODI series with 163 runs.

Ashes series 2017– 18

Root captained the English group in 2017-18 Ashes series in an unsuccessful defense of the Ashes, losing the four of the five Tests. In Brisbane England batted first and scored 302 and 195, with Root’s scores being 15 and 51. In the second Test at Adelaide Root’s scored 9 and 67 out of totals of 227 and 233. In Perth, England scored 403 and 218, Root’s scores 20 and 14, while Australia made 662/9 announced, winning the match and the series before tea on the last day. In the last match, he resigned at 59 in the second innings in the wake of succumbing to gastroenteritis. He neglected to change over any of his five half-centuries into centuries in the series.His one century from now did not come until 10 September 2018 against India at The Oval in the second innings, where Alastair Cook also scored a century on his last test coordinate.

Pakistan and India 2018

Britain drew 1-1 at home to Pakistan in a 2 coordinate series.

Britain bobbed back and beat India 4-1. Root neglected to make a score in the first 4 tests, however scored 125 in the last test. This was his first century of 2018 in the wake of abandoning a century in the last 3 test series (Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan). This was also Root’s last amusement with previous chief Alistair Cook. Root impressed in the former ODI series against India, scoring 217 runs, which included two consecutive centuries.

In 2018 ODIs, he scored a sum of 800 runs from 19 innings.

2019 Cricket World Cup

In April 2019, he was named in England’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.


Following the resignation of Alastair Cook, he was named as his substitution and the full-time Test skipper on 13 February 2017 as the 80th commander of England.In his first match as the chief, on 6 July 2017, against South Africa at Lord’s, Root scored his twelfth Test century with an innings of 190. He was the sixth (and highest scoring) England player to score a Test century on captaincy debut. He also had an impact on province colleague Gary Ballance’s review to the England squad.

Root drove what was viewed as a nearly feeble English group to Australia for the Ashes series of 2017– 2018, the urn being surrendered by the conclusion of the third round of the series. Root’s decision to give Australia first use of the Adelaide contribute the second Test was questioned by some commentators, while others recognized that giving his bowlers first use of the ball in this day-night match may have given his group their best chance.Perhaps an all the more telling criticism was that of Ian Chappell of the Australian television Channel Nine editorial group, who asserted that Root’s captaincy was excessively defensive, more worried about safeguarding runs than taking wickets. The loss of the series prompted media criticism.Also, while Steve Smith and Virat Kohli both would do well to batting averages and top scores across ODIs and Tests in the wake of picking up captaincy roles, Root has more unfortunate Test averages subsequent to picking up the captaincy as of 25 December 2017 , in spite of the fact that this also concurred with his turn from No.4 to No.3 in the England batting request.