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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Joe Root


COVID-19: Joe Root expecting talks over pay cut, bracing for huge workload once normalcy resumes

March 31, 2020 12:16 pm

With all professional cricket coming to a halt till May 28 in the UK and more delays expected, speculation is rife that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is mulling pay cuts for its centrally-contracted players like Root and Jos Buttler.

ENGvSL Tests: England replace handshakes with fist bumps over coronavirus fears

March 03, 2020 11:54 am

Root's team were laid low by flu and gastroenteritis in South Africa and are cautious following the coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 3,000 people and infected more than 89,000 globally.

Joe Root concedes Test record-equalling 28 runs in an over to Keshav Maharaj

January 20, 2020 5:26 pm

Joe Root equalled the record of South Africa's Robin Peterson and England's James Anderson against South Africa for conceding the most number of runs in a single over in Test cricket.

Joe Root back in training ahead of third Test in Port Elizabeth

January 13, 2020 8:42 pm

England would have been sweating on Joe Root, whose captaincy was praised in the 189-run victory in the second Test against South Africa which levelled the four-match series at 1-1.

Joe Root, Jos Buttler fall victim to illness in South Africa

December 28, 2019 3:20 pm

Influenza has ravaged the England camp since arriving on December 14, with bowlers Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, and Jack Leech missing out on the two warm-up games before the start of the first Test.

Morgan, Stokes among four World Cup winners to get New Year's Honours

December 28, 2019 12:25 pm

Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes are among the four England World Cup winning cricketers to feature in the top Queen's New Year honours.

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 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.