- Latest Update: January 12, 2021 12:23 pm
|Birthday||30 December 1990 (Sunday)|
|Birth Place||Dore , Sheffield , South Yorkshire|
|Age (in 2021)||30 years 5 months 18 days Old|
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6' 0" ins
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154.32 lbs
Joseph Edward Root MBE (born 30 December 1990) is a British Global cricketer Who’s the current captain of England at Test cricket. In addition, he represents Yorkshire domestically. As of August 2020, He’s rated in the top-ten in both Test and ODI batting at the ICC Player Rankings. Root was a part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
|Other Name:||Joseph Edward Root|
Joe Root Biography, Relationship & Career
Joe Root hails from a wealthy cricketing background. His grandfather captained Rotherham CC at the Yorkshire League for many seasons whilst his younger brother, Billy, is an MCC young cricketer.
It wasn’t long before Root’s consistency earned him a Test berth because he had been selected for England’s historic Indian sojourn in 2012. Alastair Cook and his merry men surmounted tremendous odds to taste success in the Test series. In the following ODI series, Root compiled four consecutive scores of 30 plus, including his maiden half-century from the fourth ODI. Root’s right-arm off-breaks also introduced a more than useful bowling choice to Cook. Root has gone from strength-to-strength in 2014, he began the summer with an unbeaten 200 against Sri Lanka at Lord’s and followed it up with two hundred against India. He’s also been the standout from the 50-over format also.
The youngest player in the 15-member group of England from the 2015 World Cup, Root was one of both English batters to score over 200 runs in the contest. Root an exception in a group that’s flooded with aggressive-and-powerful batsmen. This is despite him scoring 3498 runs from 74 innings in a strike-rate of 91 – England’s highest run-getter – because of the 2015 World Cup. He batted at No. 3 in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and has been the primary reason England enjoyed success in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
He has a brother called Billy Root and two sisters called Wanda Root and Amanda Root. He’s married to Carrie Cotterell.
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|Home Town||Sheffield, South Yorkshire|
|Address||Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England|
|School||King Ecbert School, Sheffield|
|College||Worksop College, Worksop|
|Net worth||$3 Million|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Joe Root
- He was the 3rd greatest run-scorer following 25 Tests. He was behind two legends of the game Brian Lara, and Rahul Dravid.
- He was appointed Wisen Cricketer of the year in 2014.
- He's prankster off the area