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

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

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.


Ashes 2019: Joe Root's box left in tatters after Mitchell Starc's 140 kmph ball

Apart from being hit on the box by Mitchell Starc, Joe Root was left requiring medical attention for his right knee by a Pat Cummins delivery.

Joe Root digs in to give England hope at Headingley on the third day

Out to avoid a third successive duck, Joe Root dug in, putting on a vital 126 for the third wicket with Joe Denly, before the latter was dismissed on 50 by Josh Hazlewood.

Joe Root expects England to come back strong at Lord's

England captain Joe Root expects his side to fight back hard against Australia when the second Ashes test starts at Lord's on Wednesday, with paceman Jofra Archer raring to make the most of his debut.

Watch: Joe Root shares laugh with Australia players after miraculous escape

Joe Root shared a laugh with Australia players after overturning the umpire's decision - the ninth wrong decision in the match. However, the umpires were not to blame for this one. The ball had struck the wicket but the bails had stayed on.


Joe Root to swap with Joe Denly and bat at three for Ashes opener

Joe Root, widely-regarded as England's best batsman, has been reluctant to bat at three, probably as a result of the unreliability of a succession of opening combinations.

Joe Root consulted Ricky Ponting to figure why he wasn't able to score centuries

Compared to Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and Steve Smith, Joe Root has the lowest rate of converting fifties into centuries. Root has the least number of centuries (16) among the four top batsmen in the world presently.

First time in Test Cricket: Ashes jerseys to have player's name and number

ODI and T20I jerseys have had personalisation on their backs since a long time, but Test matches had to wait for this change. England Cricket official Twitter handle confirmed the jersey number of team's Test match skipper Joe Root and wrote "Names and numbers on the back of Test shirts," as the caption.

World Cup 2019: Joe Root becomes first Englishman to score three World Cup hundreds

Joe Root hit his second century of the ICC World Cup 2019 to become the first Englishman to score three World Cup hundreds.

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

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

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

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

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.