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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 827 articles about Joe Root. Articles 1 to 40:
Chris Woakes in action for England on May 19, 2019
Result: Chris Woakes claims five wickets to seal 4-0 series win
Joe Root and Eoin Morgan made good runs and Adil Rashid and Jos Buttler starred in the field as England beat Pakistan by 54 runs at Headingley.
19:22
England's Joe Root celebrates a half century on May 19, 2019
Joe Root and Eoin Morgan put England in command against Pakistan
The hosts won the toss and elected to bat.
16:14
England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates his century against Pakistan on May 14, 2019
Result: Jonny Bairstow blasts England to victory over Pakistan
England lead the series 2-0 with two games to play.
May 14, 21:40
Jofra Archer in action for England on May 5, 2019
Michael Vaughan tips Jofra Archer to feature at Ashes
The fast bowler is pushing for a place in England's World Cup squad.
May 9, 17:42
Joe Root in action for England on February 11, 2019
Joe Root hoping country get behind England at Cricket World Cup
Root has been inspired by Gareth Southgate and his England football team during their World Cup run last summer.
May 9, 16:21
Jofra Archer in action for England on May 5, 2019
Joe Root: Jofra Archer could add "value" to Ashes squad
The 24-year-old has shone in limited-overs cricket but has played only 28 first-class matches.
May 6, 18:14
England players in action during the T20 with Pakistan on May 5, 2019
Result: Eoin Morgan leads England to T20 victory over Pakistan
Eoin Morgan struck an unbeaten 57 as the hosts chase down Pakistan's total of 173.
May 5, 19:16
Joe Root in action for England on February 11, 2019
Joe Root falls just short of second successive century for Yorkshire
Plenty of runs were scored across the country on the first day of the second round of the Championship.
Apr 11, 20:35
Joe Root in action for England on February 11, 2019
Result: Joe Root, Gary Ballance spare Yorkshire blushes
Both players finished the day with unbeaten centuries.
Apr 8, 18:33
Stuart Broad in action for England on February 10, 2019
How England's Ashes hopefuls fared in County Championship
Places are up for grabs in England's Ashes squad.
Apr 8, 17:19
Joe Root in action for England on February 11, 2019
Joe Root wants clarity after Jos Buttler incident in IPL
England team-mate Jos Buttler was dismissed by Ravi Ashwin on Monday.
Mar 29, 13:36
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
5 things we learned from England's Twenty20 series
Eoin Morgan's men swept the series 3-0 against the West Indies.
Mar 11, 12:45
Sam Billings pictured playing for Kent in June 2018
Patient approach paved way for blistering finish, says Billings
Billings smashed 53 off his last 16 deliveries after a considered start in England's thumping Twenty20 win in St Kitts.
Mar 9, 18:00
England bowler Mark Wood celebrates taking a wicket during the third Test against West Indies on February 10, 2019
5 talking points ahead of England's Twenty20 series
England and the West Indies drew 2-2 in their recently-completed one-day international series.
Mar 4, 16:43
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Root has own way of pushing boundaries in one-day game
The England captain is not a big-hitter like Chris Gayle but is not short on success in the white-ball format.
Feb 26, 18:00
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Morgan hails Roy and Root after record-breaking Windies win
England rose to the challenge of the biggest chase in their ODI history.
Feb 21, 00:31
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Morgan hails Roy and Root after record-breaking Windies win
England rose to the challenge of the biggest chase in their ODI history.
Feb 21, 00:31
A distraught Joe Root on January 25, 2019
Jason Roy and Joe Root highlight England's highest successful run chase
England's previous best pursuit was the 350 they scored against New Zealand in 2015.
Feb 20, 23:28
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
'Happy days' in Barbados for Roy and Root after abundant ODIs prep
Jason Roy and Joe Root claimed centuries as England sealed a warm-up win against the University of West Indies vice-chancellor's XI.
Feb 18, 02:54
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Result: Jason Roy and Joe Root claim centuries as England seal warm-up win in Barbados
The tourists had too much quality to be troubled by a University of West Indies vice-chancellor's XI.
Feb 17, 23:15
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Gabriel apologises to Root for asking 'Do you like boys?'
The West Indies fast bowler concedes his remark was "offensive" but there are now no hard feelings between himself and the England captain.
Feb 14, 11:45
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Gabriel apologises to Root for asking 'Do you like boys?'
The West Indies fast bowler concedes his remark was "offensive" but there are now no hard feelings between himself and the England captain.
Feb 14, 11:45
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel in an exchange with Joe Root on February 12, 2019
West Indies bowler Gabriel banned over exchange with Root
The 30-year-old's comments, the exact nature of which are not known, prompted the England captain to reply: "There's nothing wrong with being gay."
Feb 13, 15:35
England bowler Mark Wood celebrates taking a wicket during the third Test against West Indies on February 10, 2019
Root looking forward to unleashing Wood's pace during Ashes
Wood walked away with the man-of-the-match award in the third Test against West Indies.
Feb 12, 22:30
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Root stands by his actions as ICC charges Gabriel for comments
West Indies pace bowler facing action after onfield exchange with England captain.
Feb 12, 22:09
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Root praised for challenging Gabriel comment during St Lucia Test
The England captain appeared to tell his opponent: "Don't use it as an insult. There's nothing wrong with being gay."
Feb 12, 14:25
England's Joe Root and Joe Denly celebrate during the third Test against West Indies on February 11, 2019
Root and Denly star as England take command of third Test
The captain hit a century to add to Denly's 69 runs in St Lucia.
Feb 11, 21:38
Keaton Jennings loses his wicket on February 11, 2019
England stretch lead over West Indies despite early stutter
England reached lunch on 108 for two, a lead of 231.
Feb 11, 16:21
England batsman Ben Stokes celebrates during the third Test with West Indies on February 9, 2019
Stokes overcomes injury to help steer England away from more batting woe
Buttler and Stokes both hit unbeaten half centuries.
Feb 9, 22:20
Keaton Jennings departs after being dismissed for England against West Indies on February 9, 2019
England struggle as top order fails to fire again
The West Indies had the tourists four down at tea on day one of the third Test.
Feb 9, 19:38
Ben Foakes in action for England on January 26, 2019
Jennings recalled by England as Foakes drops out
The Surrey wicketkeeper was named man of the series in Sri Lanka.
Feb 8, 18:15
Ben Foakes in action for England on January 26, 2019
Jennings recalled by England as Foakes drops out
The Surrey wicketkeeper was named man of the series in Sri Lanka.
Feb 8, 18:15
England bowler Ben Stokes celebrates taking a wicket during the Test series with West Indies on January 23, 2019
Stokes to be assessed by England after returning to training
Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the third Test in St Lucia but wicketkeeper Ben Foakes is available.
Feb 8, 16:29
A distraught Joe Root on February 2, 2019
Root calls for England batsmen to learn from their mistakes in Antigua
England were beaten by 10 wickets to lose the series to the West Indies.
Feb 3, 10:27
West Indies' Alzarri Joseph pictured on February 2, 2019
Result: West Indies win series as England crash to 10-wicket defeat in Antigua
Joe Root's side lost on the third day in Antigua.
Feb 2, 21:00
A distraught Joe Root on January 25, 2019
Video: Watch cricket journalist almost get hit by the ball at England practice
Press Association's Rory Dollard survives a bouncer in the nets.
Jan 30, 18:02
England's Keaton Jennings loses his wicket on January 24, 2019
Denly to make England debut as Jennings makes way
Adil Rashid also misses out as he returns to England to be with his pregnant wife.
Jan 30, 17:33
Joe Denly during an England nets session on January 29, 2019
England drop Keaton Jennings and bring in Joe Denly for Test debut
Adil Rashid has missed out on a spot in the 12-man squad for the second Test.
Jan 30, 15:26
A distraught Joe Root on January 25, 2019
No excuses from Root after England suffer miserable defeat
The captain vowed his side would get better after losing by 381 runs.
Jan 26, 22:04
West Indies' Roston Chase celebrates on January 26, 2019
Result: England humiliated in Barbados as Chase emerges as unlikely West Indies hero
The tourists collapsed from 215 for four to 246 all out on day four of the first Test.
Jan 26, 20:14

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