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Joe Root


Kohli insists no demons in Motera pitch, Root leaves it for ICC to decide

February 25, 2021 11:41 pm

Virat Kohli on Thursday said poor batting and not the pitch was responsible for the day-night third Test against England winding up inside two days and described the performance of batsmen on both sides as "bizarre".

Joe Root apologises to Moeen Ali for saying all-rounder 'chose' to go home: Reports

February 17, 2021 3:04 pm

According to a report in 'Mirror' newspaper, Root apologised to Ali at the team hotel for saying that "he has chosen" to go home.

Opting out of IPL auction was a very difficult decision: Joe Root

February 12, 2021 5:08 pm

Joe Root said skipping the IPL auction for a third successive year was a "very difficult decision" and he made the call considering the national team's packed schedule this year.

Joe Root will probably break all batting records of England: Nasser Hussain

February 10, 2021 12:09 pm

Joe Root struck 218 in England's first innings on a spin-friendly pitch to lead his side to a 227-run win over India in the first Test in Chennai on Tuesday.

Virat Kohli gets bowled for first time in 3 years, leads India to 4th consecutive loss

February 09, 2021 2:24 pm

Set a world record 420-run target to go one up in the rubber on the fifth day, India were bowled out for 192 in the second session after captain Virat Kohli's 72.

Explained: How India added to their own problems at Chepauk

February 09, 2021 8:47 am

India vs England, Chennai Test: In the 108th over of England’s innings, India went for a review against Stokes after Ashwin’s appeal was negated by the on-field umpire.

India vs England: Fun in the sun

February 06, 2021 9:50 pm

Root’s double ton puts England in driver’s seat as India toil for second successive day.

Joe Root records in Chennai put India on the mat

February 06, 2021 5:49 pm

Joe Root became the first batsman in the history of Test cricket to score a double century in his 100th Test.

Stuart Broad takes a dig at ICC over Virat Kohli's 'spirit of cricket' gesture

February 06, 2021 2:43 pm

During the third session of day one, Joe Root suffered a cramp after slog-sweeping R Ashwin.

Explained: How Joe Root honed his most productive shot, the sweep

February 06, 2021 3:15 pm

In the past too Root had used the sweep but he would get out too — dismissed every 27 balls he swept in Tests until the tour of Sri Lanka in 2018. In 2016, he was out twice in the same Test when playing the sweep against India, but he also scored a lot.


1st Test, Day 1: Joe Root celebrates milestone with century as England punish India

February 05, 2021 7:01 pm

Joe Root celebrated his 100th Test with an unbeaten 128 against India as he and opener Dom Sibley put the tourists in a commanding position in the opening match on Friday.

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.