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Joe Root

Born: December 30, 1990 (age 29)

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 1,115 articles about Joe Root. Articles 1 to 40:
Ben Stokes in action for England on January 26, 2020
Ben Stokes could deputise as England captain in Joe Root absence
The West Indies are in town next month.
20:39
Celtic manager Neil Lennon pictured on November 28, 2019
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on May 29
Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the world of sport.
May 29, 23:39
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
ECB director insists England players would have room to move in touring bubble
Players expected to have "a bridge to the outside" if international action is given the go-ahead.
May 29, 20:42
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Timeline of sport's response on Thursday, May 7
England captain Joe Root is confident Test cricket will return in the summer.
May 7, 22:39
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root "very optimistic" England will be in Test action this summer
The ECB are busily planning a variety of models that would see England fixtures staged.
May 7, 18:17
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root involved in talks to reschedule England-West Indies series
The ECB has suspended all professional cricket until July 1.
May 2, 19:16
Tom Moore pictured on April 15, 2020
Captain Tom Moore made honorary member of England cricket team on 100 not out
Moore has raised over £30million for the NHS by walking in his garden during the coronavirus lockdown.
Apr 30, 14:02
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root reveals Ellen DeGeneres-related sledging
The England captain's five song selections included Muse's 'Feeling Good'.
Apr 28, 14:40
England's Sir Ben Stokes celebrates as they win the test on August 25, 2019
Ben Stokes relives 'miracle of Headingley' innings
Sky's offering included a 'watchalong' segment which saw Stokes, captain Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes dial in via videolink
Apr 11, 19:31
Tim Paine during an Australia press conference on September 11, 2019
Tim Paine not focusing on Ashes yet ahead of Test Championship final
Last July the Tasmanian became the first Australian Test captain since Steve Waugh in 2001 to retain the urn in England.
Mar 31, 08:50
Jack Grealish in action for Villa on February 29, 2020
Coronavirus latest: What sports stars have said during lockdown on March 30
Barcelona's players have agreed a pay cut.
Mar 30, 19:33
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root expecting discussions over pay cut for top England cricketers
Thorny issues are on the agenda due to the current hiatus in cricket.
Mar 30, 19:30
England manager Gareth Southgate pictured on November 17, 2019
Coronavirus latest: Gareth Southgate joins calls for people to stay at home
England manager says: 'We are all in the midst of a global battle.'
Mar 27, 20:49
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Contracted England internationals given training plan and fitness equipment
Had the coronavirus pandemic not struck, the England men's team would currently be in Sri Lanka preparing for the second of two Test matches.
Mar 24, 18:43
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
How England have fared in previous trips to Galle following abandoned Test
England have won just once on Sri Lanka's south-western tip.
Mar 19, 07:00
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on October 2, 2019
Coronavirus latest: How sports stars have reacted
Sport stars have been reacting to the pandemic.
Mar 16, 22:49
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root: 'Abandoning England tour of Sri Lanka was the only option'
England had been due to play two Tests.
Mar 14, 08:47
Zak Crawley pictured on January 26, 2020
Zak Crawley excels with century in Sri Lanka warm-up
The 22-year-old made 105 in 145 deliveries.
Mar 12, 10:26
Zak Crawley pictured on January 26, 2020
Zak Crawley the standout again as final prep match starts
Opening batsmen has been a stand-out.
Mar 12, 09:05
England's Stuart Broad in action on January 25, 2020
Stuart Broad sits out warm-up but will lead England attack in first Test
The tourists begin a four-day first-class match against a President's XI in Colombo on Thursday.
Mar 11, 18:59
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
England squad must avoid fan interaction in Sri Lanka due to coronavirus outbreak
Joe Root's side are typically happy to sign shirts and bats as well as appearing in photographs but have been instructed to keep their distance.
Mar 11, 11:52
Chris Woakes in action for England on May 19, 2019
England take three wickets on morning of first Sri Lanka warm-up
Dom Bess and Matt Parkinson also took wickets in Katunayake.
Mar 8, 08:41
England's Jos Buttler walks off after losing his wicket on November 25, 2019
Joe Root, Jos Buttler star in England's first Sri Lanka warm-up
The tourists made 316.
Mar 7, 13:54
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root finds his rhythm early in Sri Lanka warm-up
Joe Root made 78 against the Sri Lanka Cricket President's XI as England reached tea at 213 for six in Katunayake.
Mar 7, 12:04
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
England players to avoid handshakes in Sri Lanka amid coronavirus outbreak
England were hit by a series of gastroenteritis and flu problems during their recent tour of South Africa.
Mar 2, 21:31
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Eoin Morgan urges England to be more ruthless after drawn South Africa series
The skipper would have liked to see England triumph in more commanding fashion.
Feb 9, 18:42
South Africa's David Miller in action on February 9, 2020
England set target of 257 to level series in South Africa
Captain Eoin Morgan was frustrated after review controversy in Johannesburg.
Feb 9, 13:29
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Root defends use of Archer after elbow fracture
The paceman has a low-grade stress fracture of his right elbow.
Feb 8, 18:06
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Eoin Morgan: 'Giving youth experience is more important than ODI result'
The tourists chose to rest the established Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Mark Wood and Jofra Archer, who was injured anyway, for the ongoing ODI series.
Feb 7, 20:07
Quinton De Kock in action for South Africa on February 7, 2020
England frustrated by rain in Durban
Delays have already seen the match reduced to 45 overs per side.
Feb 7, 16:17
England's Joe Denly celebrates a half century on February 4, 2020
Joe Denly leads England recovery in first ODI
England's World Cup winners had faltered with the bat in their first ODI since July's memorable success.
Feb 4, 15:21
Tom Banton in action for Somerset in May 2019
Tom Banton, Matt Parkinson make England ODI debuts against South Africa
England will bat first at Newlands after losing the toss.
Feb 4, 12:31
Moeen Ali in action for England against West Indies on January 23, 2019
Moeen Ali to discuss England Test future with Joe Root, Chris Silverwood
Moeen is expected to miss the first ODI at Newlands.
Feb 2, 19:49
Jonny Bairstow celebrates a century against New Zealand on July 3, 2019
Jonny Bairstow storms to century in final practice match before one-day series
Jonny Bairstow made 100 from 83 balls before promptly retiring out.
Feb 1, 17:02
England's Jason Roy is dismissed on September 8, 2019
Result: Jason Roy ton helps England to warm-up win in South Africa
Joe Root was out for a golden duck while captain Eoin Morgan also failed to trouble the scorers.
Jan 31, 16:23
England's Ollie Pope celebrates his century on January 17, 2020
Ollie Pope 'dreaming' of representing England in all three formats
The 22-year-old will be heading home before the limited-overs leg of the South Africa tour.
Jan 28, 18:04
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root has one eye on Ashes after South Africa triumph
England wrapped up a 191-run win on day four of the final Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.
Jan 27, 18:28
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root hails "squad effort" as England claim series win in South Africa
England wrapped up a 3-1 Test series victory with a 91-run win in Johannesburg on Monday.
Jan 27, 17:15
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Result: England seal dominant 3-1 series win over South Africa
Tourists complete 191-run success at the Wanderers.
Jan 27, 15:14
Ben Stokes is congratulated by England teammates on January 27, 2020
England claim two wickets before tea
Rassie van der Rassie Van Der Dussen falls for 98 as hosts slip to 188 for four in Johannesburg.
Jan 27, 13:48

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