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Joe Root Age:
Joe Root Age, Biography & Wiki:
Joseph Edward Root is an English international cricketer & the current captain of the English Test Team. He domestically plays for Yorkshire. He was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. His date of birth is 30 December 1990. His current age is 29 years . He is Right-handed batsman for England & his role in the team is to play as a batsman. Root was part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He was originally a right-handed batsman and Off-spinner but he has played the majority of his cricket for England in the middle order. He is also the recipient of many awards for his best performances set by him for England. On the occasion of England’s 1000th Test in August 2018, he was named in the country’s greatest Test XI by the ECB. He is currently ranked sixth in Test batting and 8th in ODI batting rankings according to the ICC Player Rankings, having previously been ranked the best Test batsman for England.
Joe Root Brothers, Sisters, Mother, Father / Family Info:
He was born & grew up in Dore, Yorkshire. His father’s name is Matt Root. His mother’s name is Helen Root. He has a younger brother Billy, who plays cricket for Glamorgan. He attended King Ecgbert School, Sheffield and at 15, on a cricket sports scholarship, Worksop College as a weekly boarder.
Joe Root Early Life, Education & Career Beginnings:
He attended King Ecgbert School, Sheffield for his early education. Root grew up in Dore, Sheffield. He was inspired by Former Yorkshire batsman and England captain Michael Vaughan. He made his Yorkshire Team debut on 18 July 2007, against Derbyshire at Abbeydale Park. He made his Test debut for England on 13 December 2012 against India. He made his ODI debut on 11 January 2013 against India. He made his T20 debut on 22 December 2012 against India.
Joe Root International Career Stats:
- Test Debut: VS Indian on 13 December 2012
- ODI Debut: VS Indian on 11 January 2013
- T20I Debut: VS Indian on 22 December 2012
He has played for his career beginnings for Yorkshire. He made his Yorkshire Second Team debut on 18 July 2007, against Derbyshire at Abbeydale Park. He scored 57, putting on 133 for the first wicket with Adam Lyth. He continued to represent the Academy side and was named Player of the Tournament as Yorkshire’s Academy won the ProARCH trophy in Abu Dhabi.
After success, he got an opportunity in the first team in Yorkshire’s final Pro40 match for the season at Headingley, against Essex. Root scored 63 and was top-scorer in Yorkshire’s 187-7. He also has set many performances for Yorkshire. He also captained Yorkshire to the 2014 County Championship title and then helped them retain it the following year.
In the 4th against India, Root became the 655th player to represent England at Test cricket, receiving his cap from former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood. His original position was an opener but he joined England team to play at the 6th number.
He made his Twenty20 debut in the second of a two-match series, although he was not required to bat, and following Jonny Bairstow’s withdrawal, he was also included in the ODI squad.
He made his ODI debut on 11 January 2013 against India. Root finished the ODI series with 163 runs.
Joe Root Career Statistics
Last Update: 01 November 2019
Following the successful tour of India, Root was retained in the Test squad for the 2013 Tour to New Zealand and was added to the previously announced ODI and Twenty20 squads.
For the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, England named Root in their squad of 15. He was also named as 12th man in the Team of the Tournament by the ICC. For the 2013 Ashes series, Root was named as the opening batsman to partner captain Alastair. He finished the Test series with 339 runs and 3 Wickets. He also played for the T20 series. Root finished with 91 runs and 1 wicket.
Joe Root was also part of the England team for the 2014 tour of the West Indies. He finished the series as 2-1 winner and ended up with 167 runs and 4 wickets. In the following series, for his best performance in Test series, he was also named in the World Test XI by the ICC.
He was also selected in the 2014-15 tour to Sri Lanka to play in the 7 game ODI series.
In 2015, he became the youngest player to score a century at a World Cup. Root was selected in the England squad for the 2015 West Indies tour. He finished the series with 358 runs and 3 wickets. Root was selected for the England squad on the tour to the UAE in 2015 to face Pakistan. This was the first time that Root faced this position. Root finished the Test series against Pakistan with 287 runs becoming England’s second-highest scorer. He finished the ODI series against Pakistan with 145 runs.
In 2016, Root was selected in the England squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20. He was also selected in the England squad for the Sri Lankan tour of England.
He was named as his replacement and the full-time Test captain on 13 February 2017 as the 80th captain of England.
Joe Root Wife, Son, Girlfriends / Dating History:
Root became engaged to his girlfriend Carrie Cotterell in March 2016. Their son was born on 7 January 2017 and they married on 1 December 2018. See more about Joe Root Wife, Son & personal life mentioned below in the short biodata table.