Joe Root

Joe Root plays down absence of Ben Stokes

England skipper Joe Root believes his team will not be weighed down by the possible absence of all-rounder Ben Stokes in the initial stage of the upcoming Ashes series.
28 October 2017
 

Joe Root pleased with England's performances in home series against South Africa and West Indies

England skipper Joe Root expressed satisfaction over his team's performance during the home Test series against South Africa and West Indies.
13 September 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Alastair Cook

England opening batsman Alastair Cook is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his stellar performance in the first Test against West Indies at Edgbaston.
22 August 2017

Cook, Root put England in dominant position on day one

Alastair Cook and Joe Root had a memorable outing with the pink ball as England went on to amass 348 for three at stumps on day one of the first Test at Edgbaston.
18 August 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Shikhar Dhawan

India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is the Cricket World Player of the Week for setting up a massive 304 run victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
31 July 2017

Joe Root marathon knock of 184 revives England hopes

Joe Root had a memorable debut to his captaincy as he amassed an unbeaten 184 run knock to help England post 357 for five at stumps on day one of the first Test against South Africa at Lord's.
7 July 2017

Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of Champions Trophy team of tournament

International Cricket Council on Monday announced Champions Trophy's team of the tournament with the victorious skipper of Pakistan named the captain.
19 June 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Nathan Lyon

For registering the best figures by a bowler in Bengaluru during the second Test against India, Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
6 March 2017

Joe Root announced England Test captain

England have announced Joe Root as the new Test captain following Alastair Cook's decision to step down from the role last week.
13 February 2017

Alastair Cook backs Joe Root to reach new heights with captaincy

Alastair Cook is confident that handing over the responsibility of captaining the England Test team can help Joe Root reach new heights in his career.
9 February 2017

Joe Root turns down IPL offer

England vice-captain Joe Root has made himself unavailable for the upcoming Indian Premier League 2017 tournament to spend time with his newborn son.
19 January 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Kedar Jadhav

For scoring the sixth fastest century for India in the One-Day Internationals during the Pune game against England, Kedar Jadhav is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
16 January 2017

Joe Root has temperament to lead England - Virat Kohli

Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli believes Joe Root has all the attributes to take the reins of the England team.
15 December 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For recording his career best score of 235 and helping India to an innings victory in the fourth Test against England in Mumbai, Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
12 December 2016

Joe Root has high praises for Indian skipper Virat Kohli

England vice-captain Joe Root has credited Indian skipper Virat Kohli for his team's success in the ongoing Test series.
7 December 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Steven Smith

For his blistering knock of 164 off just 157 deliveries, helping Australia secure a 68-run victory in the first One-Day International in Sydney on Sunday, Steven Smith is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
5 December 2016

England captain Alastair Cook receives Joe Root's backing

England vice-captain Joe Root has come in full support of skipper Alastair Cook and backs him to lead the team for "years to come".
2 December 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For his knocks of 167 and 81 in the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam, Indian captain Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
21 November 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Rangana Herath

For picking a 13-wicket haul in the second Test against Zimbabwe and leading Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series whitewash in Harare, veteran left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
14 November 2016

Joe Root, Rangana Herath climb to second position in their respective ICC rankings

England batsman Joe Root has reclaimed the second position in the International Cricket Council Rankings for batsmen after his century against India in the first Test in Rajkot.
14 November 2016