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Joe Root

Born: December 30, 1990 (age 28)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Dore, England
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Batsman

Batting Style: Right-handed
Bowling Style: Right-arm off break
Joe Root poses for an England portrait session on May 19, 2015
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Career History
InternationalNational SideEngland (2012-)
Test DebutDec 13, 2012 vs. India
ODI DebutJan 11, 2013 vs. India
Domestic2009-Yorkshire Vikings
Sports Mole has 969 articles about Joe Root. Articles 1 to 40:
Dom Sibley during England nets on November 20, 2019
Dom Sibley in line for England debut against New Zealand
Sibley was the only batsman in Division One of the County Championship to go past 1,000 runs this year.
Nov 20, 06:56
Moeen Ali in action for England on November 6, 2018
Joe Root hints at Test recall for Moeen Ali
Moeen was granted an indefinite sabbatical from Test cricket after being dropped from the Ashes squad.
Nov 20, 06:52
Jofra Archer pictured on September 13, 2019
Joe Root: 'Jofra Archer underestimates his own talent'
The first Test between New Zealand and England begins on Thursday.
Nov 19, 22:17
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson celebrates scoring a century against South Africa on June 19, 2019
Kane Williamson admits losing World Cup on boundary countback was "hard to take"
Williamson said the Black Caps' World Cup final loss in seemingly arbitrary fashion was 'hard to take'.
Nov 19, 22:15
Jos Buttler in action at The Oval on September 12, 2019
Result: Jos Buttler century in vain as England draw in New Zealand warm-up
The paceman took three wickets and looks on-song for the first Test.
Nov 17, 09:28
Joe Root in action at The Oval on September 12, 2019
Ashley Giles backs Joe Root to captain England in next Ashes series
England's team boss says Root is the right man to lead on the next Ashes tour.
Nov 16, 08:34
Ben Stokes pictured on September 4, 2019
Ben Stokes not "desperate" to become England captain
The all-rounder feels the responsibility would be too much for him.
Nov 15, 12:21
Jofra Archer in action for England on September 13, 2019
England bowlers made to work hard in final NZ warm-up
Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer each took two wickets against the New Zealand A side.
Nov 15, 07:06
Joe Root is dismissed on September 14, 2019
Root calls for 'patience' with England Test strategy
The England captain backed new coach Chris Silverwood's calls for an attritional approach when required.
Nov 14, 20:06
Joe Root is dismissed on September 14, 2019
Joe Root drops back to four in England Test batting order
Root feels England will get more out out of him as a batsman and captain.
Nov 14, 08:17
Joe Root in action at The Oval on September 12, 2019
Result: England unconvincing in warm-up draw against New Zealand XI
Finn Allen's classy century help the hosts to a draw.
Nov 13, 07:07
England head coach Chris Silverwood before the press conference on October 10, 2019
Silverwood looking forward to challenge of England's Test side
The new head coach has stressed the need for England's batsmen to focus on scoring big runs.
Nov 11, 18:18
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Eoin Morgan: 'No places guaranteed in England's T20 World Cup squad'
The Test captain is being rested during the current short-form series in New Zealand.
Oct 31, 07:14
Joe Root is dismissed on September 14, 2019
England captain Joe Root goes back to boyhood club days to rediscover best form
Root has been handed an extended break from England duties after an exhausting schedule.
Oct 22, 18:13
Big Sam Curran in action for England on September 13, 2019
Slow bowlers in demand for first edition of The Hundred
The eight city-based franchises signed the bulk of their squads in a televised draft on Sunday.
Oct 21, 15:37
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Chris Silverwood: 'James Anderson and Eoin Morgan can decide when to step down'
Anderson will miss the tour of New Zealand with a calf injury.
Oct 12, 18:21
Chris Silverwood pictured in April 2012
Chris Silverwood looking for continuity as he becomes England head coach
The 44-year-old was confirmed as successor to Trevor Bayliss earlier this week.
Oct 10, 15:04
Joe Root is dismissed on September 14, 2019
Joe Root: 'Exciting candidates in running for England job'
Gary Kirsten is favourite to succeed Trevor Bayliss.
Oct 3, 21:28
Joe Root mounts Ben Stokes after the wicket of Steve Smith falls on September 15, 2019
Joe Root unsurprised to be overlooked for Ben Stokes in The Hundred
The new 100-ball franchise was launched on Thursday in an explosion of colourful shirts and jazzy new identities.
Oct 3, 21:26
Ben Stokes pictured on September 18, 2019
The Hundred: An in-depth look at each team
Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow will play away from Headingley.
Oct 3, 16:25
Ben Stokes pictured on September 18, 2019
Ben Stokes snapped up by Northern Superchargers in The Hundred
The first names have been allocated for next summer's tournament.
Oct 3, 16:19
Ben Stokes pictured on September 4, 2019
England Test players to join Hundred sides today
The likes of Ben Stokes and Joe Root will learn where they will be playing next summer.
Oct 3, 10:02
Gary Kirsten pictured in July 2012
Gary Kirsten gets Ben Stokes, Joe Root backing England head coach role
Australian Trevor Bayliss left his role following four years at the helm.
Oct 3, 08:11
Joe Root during an England press conference on September 11, 2019
New-look England ready to launch fresh era on tour of New Zealand
England's squad for the tour of New Zealand is with an "eye on the future" says Ed Smith
Sep 24, 10:25
Jonny Bairstow pictured on September 4, 2019
England selector Ed Smith backs Jonny Bairstow to come back stronger after snub
Joe Root will return to his favoured position of number four for the two Tests in New Zealand
Sep 23, 19:36
Ashley Giles pictured in March 2014
Ashley Giles rules out appointing separate coaches for red and white-ball cricket
Eoin Morgan is to continue as limited-overs captain.
Sep 20, 20:42
Ashley Giles pictured in March 2014
Ashley Giles: 'We need to address balance between red and white-ball teams'
England won the World Cup earlier this summer but the Test side has lacked consistency.
Sep 20, 14:34
Dominic Sibley pictured in March 2014
Can Dominic Sibley step up and answer England's opening woes?
The Warwickshire batsman has been in fine form all summer.
Sep 20, 09:58
Ben Stokes in action for England on September 14, 2019
Ben Stokes: "When things got tough, we didn't crumble"
England won the World Cup in July, then drew the Ashes series.
Sep 16, 18:20
Steve Smith in action for Australia on September 13, 2019
The Ashes: A look back at the series in stats
New highs reached as England and Australia produced a thrilling show.
Sep 16, 17:17
Joe Root celebrates with teammates after taking a catch to dismiss Australia's Josh Hazlewood to give England victory in the fifth test on September 15, 2019
England and Australia squads share a beer after the Ashes
The picture was shared by England's head of team communications on Twitter.
Sep 16, 13:23
Joe Root mounts Ben Stokes after the wicket of Steve Smith falls on September 15, 2019
After the dust has settled on the Ashes, what next for England?
Finding Trevor Bayliss' replacement and securing a World Cup double will be top of England's agenda.
Sep 16, 12:38
Jofra Archer in action for England on September 13, 2019
Joe Root: 'Jofra Archer is something special'
Archer picked up 22 Australian wickets in four Ashes Tests.
Sep 16, 10:12
Joe Root celebrates with teammates after taking a catch to dismiss Australia's Josh Hazlewood to give England victory in the fifth test on September 15, 2019
Joe Root looking to use Oval win as template for next Ashes series
Australia retained the Ashes but England drew the series with victory at the Oval.
Sep 15, 20:55
Joe Root celebrates with teammates after taking a catch to dismiss Australia's Josh Hazlewood to give England victory in the fifth test on September 15, 2019
Joe Root hails "excellent" England after saving Ashes draw
The hosts won the final Test.
Sep 15, 19:51
Joe Root mounts Ben Stokes after the wicket of Steve Smith falls on September 15, 2019
England dispatch Smith to close in on win at The Oval
The former captain fell to Stuart Broad for 23.
Sep 15, 16:06
Joe Denly in action for England on September 14, 2019
Day three of the fifth Ashes Test: Denly puts England in charge
The hosts take a 382-run lead into day four of the final Test.
Sep 14, 19:52
Ben Stokes in action for England on September 14, 2019
Joe Denly and Ben Stokes put England in strong position at The Oval
The hosts lead by 262 at tea.
Sep 14, 16:18
Joe Root is dismissed on September 14, 2019
England lose Joe Root before lunch but build decent lead
New father Joe Denly was in impressive form in the session.
Sep 14, 13:24
Big Sam Curran in action for England on September 13, 2019
Archer and Curran star as England gain upper hand in final Ashes Test
England dismissed Australia for 225 in their first innings before reaching nine without loss at the close, a lead of 78.
Sep 13, 18:45

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