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Joe Root to miss first Test to be at the birth of his second child

England Test captain Joe Root will leave the training camp at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday afternoon to be with his wife, Carrie, who is expecting their second child later this week.
30 June 2020

Cricket World's Top 5 moments of 2019 for Root, Morgan & Co: Year in review

The England cricket team had a frenetic year, to put it mildly. 2019, for them, began with a significant away series win against West Indies and ended with a defeat against South Africa.
2 January 2020

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup - ODI Team of the Year members reflect on their Experiences

Virat Kohli, Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Rashid Khan, Mustafizur Rahman and Ross Taylor all honed their craft in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
1 January 2020

Cricket World Player of the Week - Joe Root

Under pressure after dwindling returns, Joe Root roared back to form with a magnificent 226-run knock and also became the only touring skipper to score a double century in New Zealand.
10 December 2019

Ben Stokes Honoured with Inspirational Performance Award

Ben Stokes, the stand-out star of the unforgettable summer of cricket who inspired England’s historic World Cup win before one of the greatest Test innings of all time, has been honoured with the Inspirational Performance Award ahead of this year’s Mirror Pride of Sport Awards, in partnership with TSB.
2 December 2019

2nd Test Day 4: Draw seems likely as Root hits 226 for England against New Zealand

A draw seemed the most likely result of the 2nd Test .at the close of play on the 4th day, between New Zealand and England, despite a battling double hundred from England captain, Joe Root.
2 December 2019

Holding on to Fab Four status by skin of his teeth, a look at ebbs and flows in Joe Root's Test career

Not only have England faltered as a team under Root's captaincy of late, his form as a batsman has also been poor, with him averaging just 27.40 this year.
28 November 2019

University Bowled Over by England Test Cricket Captain Joe Root

England Test cricket captain Joe Root visited the University of Wolverhampton to offer his top tips to students and school pupils.
1 October 2019

Knock-out cricket starts now for England, says Joe Root

Joe Root believes cool heads will prevail as England prepare for a pair of crunch clashes in their World Cup campaign.
26 June 2019

“I’m looking forward to Leeds… to play a World Cup game there personally is very special – Joe Root

Joe Root is the glue that holds the finely tuned England machine together and it’s a selfless role he’s more than happy to fulfil.
20 June 2019

Heather Knight: Root can be relied on to rule the roost

Joe Root is one of the best one-day players in the world and he proved it again in England’s eight-wicket win over the West Indies with another brilliant century.
15 June 2019

Root the ‘glue’ that holds England’s World Cup challenge together

Joe Root was hailed as the ‘glue’ that holds together England’s dazzling batting operation after his superb match-winning century guided the injury-depleted hosts...
14 June 2019

Joe Root says England should not panic after defeat by Pakistan at Trent Bridge

England must avoid pressing the panic button after crashing to a 14-run defeat by Pakistan
4 June 2019

England Player availability as Broad & Root set for Championship opening Blockbuster

England captain Joe Root will be in action for Yorkshire in two Specsavers County Championship fixtures
11 March 2019

Root moves into top five test Rankings

England captain Joe Root has moved into the top five in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after his fine century in the third Test against the Windies in St Lucia, which his side won by 232 runs on Tuesday
13 February 2019

England Name Squads for Caribbean Tour

England National Cricket Selectors have named a 16-strong squad for the three-match Test series in the Caribbean starting in January and a 15-strong squad for the ODI series against the Windies starting in February.
10 December 2018

Joe Root Hundred lifts England on day 3 of the 2nd Test in Kandy

A brilliant hundred from England captain Joe Root put England in a strong position at the end of Day 3 of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka.
16 November 2018

England captain Joe Root receives Official Reprimand for ICC Code of Conduct Breach

England captain Joe Root has received an official reprimand and one demerit point for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct...
15 November 2018

Village Hotel Club Bowls teams up with Joe Root to launch cricket community volunteering project

Joe Root today joined local school children to launch Village Hotel Club’s new community volunteering project
18 September 2018

Joe Root Vaults to a Career-High Second Ranking

England batsman Joe Root’s back-to-back centuries have helped him vault into second place in the latest MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings that have also seen India’s spinner Kuldeep Yadav break into the top-10 for the first time in his career.
20 July 2018