Joseph Edward Root
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December 30, 1990
Right Handed Top Order Batsman
England, Yorkshire, Sydney Thunders, England Cricket Board XI, England Lions
Joe Root is an English International cricketer, who plays for the national England team since 2012. He captains the England Test team and currently plays for all formats of the game.
He represents the Yorkshire team at domestic level and occasionally bowls the England national squad as well. Joe Root is an occasional off-spinner, who bowls as right-armed off-break as well as right-armed leg break bowler.
He has a perfect cricketer background with his elder brother Billy and started his training career at a very young age from school level.
After playing a few school-level tournaments, Joe Root has got first chance to play a domestic big match in Yorkshire Academy in 2007. With the impactful innings, he became the player of the tournament and got an opportunity to enter in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
After giving a wonderful performance in this tournament and playing fairly in Adelaide league with Darren Lehmann Academy, he got a chance in the national team as well.
He has got his first international break in 2012 through a test match against India. With a reliable performance in both innings of this first test match, Root made his place permanent in the team.
Then he gradually made his ODI and T20I debut consequently in the international field and became one of the most significant players of the team in all formats.
In 2017, he declared the captain of the England test squad and gradually became a consistent top-ordered batsman of the team as well. After making numbers of records and achieving a range of achievements, Joe Root enlisted himself in the England squad successfully in ICC World Cup 2019.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
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Debut Test Match: at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium Vs India on 13th of December in 2012
Last Test Match: at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium Vs West Indies on 9th of February in 2019
Debut ODI Match: at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Vs India on11th of January in 2013
Last ODI: at The Oval Stadium Vs Pakistan on 8th of May in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at Wankhede Stadium Vs India on 22nd of December in 2012
Last T20I Match: at Sophia Gardens Stadium Vs Pakistan on the 5th of May in 2019
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