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Friday, December 06, 2019

Joe Root


Joe Root, Kane Williamson dwell in positives despite stalemate

December 03, 2019 2:05 pm

The second Test ended in a draw after New Zealand's Kane Williamson (104) and Ross Taylor (105) thwarted England's attack to help their side seal a fifth successive series win at home.

Joe Root scores third double century in Tests, carries England from 24-2 to 458-7

December 02, 2019 7:17 pm

Joe Root brought up his third double century in Tests, helping his side to 476 in the first innings of the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.

How Joe Root constructed the captaincy-saving knock

December 02, 2019 9:21 am

Joe Root snapped his 14-innings century drought with a patient and potentially match and captaincy-saving hundred against New Zealand.

Joe Root, Rory Burns score tons, take England to striking distance of Kiwis total

December 01, 2019 11:51 am

Joe Root, who had not scored a Test century since early February and was averaging just 27.10 this year, was on 114 at stumps and had a 177-run third-wicket partnership with Rory Burns (101).

Joe Root returns to form with crucial century against New Zealand in 2nd Test

December 01, 2019 3:56 pm

Joe Root on Sunday brought up his 17th Test century off 259 balls on day three of the second Test against New Zealand to signal a return back to form.

England's second Test chances rely on Joe Root flourishing

November 28, 2019 12:08 pm

Root's side was hammered by an innings and 65 runs in the first test in Mt. Maunganui when New Zealand, anchored by BJ Watling's marathon 11-hour maiden test double century of 205, scored a mammoth 615-9 declared.

Joe Root puts new philosophy to test in New Zealand 

November 18, 2019 3:29 pm

England are leaning more towards the youth, packing seven under-25 players in their 15-man squad. Four of them -- Ollie Pope, Sam Curran, Dominic Sibley, and Jofra Archer -- could be seen in action at Mount Maunganui this week.

Joe Root refuses to be 'eaten up' by younger T20 talents

October 23, 2019 12:58 pm

Root is not a muscular power-hitter and many wonder if he is cut out for the game's shortest format even though he has a decent average of 35.72 with a 126-plus strike rate in the 32 Twenty20 internationals he has played.

Ashes 2019: Joe Root lacks feel for captaincy, says Geoffrey Boycott

September 09, 2019 9:00 pm

Joe Root came out fighting after Australia retained the Ashes with a thrilling victory in the fourth test at Old Trafford on Sunday but questions remain about his effectiveness as captain.

Joe Root keen to keep leading England despite Ashes defeat

September 09, 2019 12:01 pm

Joe Root's side suffered a 185-run defeat in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Sunday as Australia took a 2-1 lead with one Test remaining to retain the coveted urn.


Joe Root is back: England skipper slams double ton against New Zealand

December 03, 2019 9:13 am

Joe Root announced his return to form by bringing up his third double century on Monday, giving England a much-needed boost in the second Test against New Zealand.

Ashes 2017: Australia on brink of series lead after convincing start

November 26, 2017 4:50 pm

Ashes 2017: Australia need just 56 runs to go one up in the series after England were skittled out for 195 off 71.4 overs.

These WAGs of England, Australia cricketers will set Ashes 2017 on fire

November 16, 2017 4:32 pm

As England prepare for the 70th edition of Ashes, players of both the teams will be supported by their partners from the stands. Here is a lookout of all the leading ladies - wifes, girlfriends - of the cricketers participating in Ashes 2017, which is expected to be another intense series.

Virat Kohli becomes leading ODI run-scorer in 2017: See complete list

August 31, 2017 6:48 pm

Virat Kohli took over as the highest run getter in 2017 by adding 131 runs to his tally to go up to 907 runs. He has now overtaken Faf du Plessis and Joe Root for the top spot in the 50 over format.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Revamp complete, England eye maiden title

June 01, 2017 12:19 am

Chasing their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title and with Australia, New Zealand in their group, England face a tough challenge to make it into the playoffs and lift their first title.