Joe Root

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England Test Captain Joe Root Steps Down From Post

After returning from the Caribbean tour, England Men's Cricket Test Captain Joe Root said, "I have decided to step down as England Men’s Test captain". Calling it a challenging decision, Root said the announcement was made after a detailed discussion with family and close ones. He further added that he would continue to represent Three Lions and extend his support to the next elected captain of the team.

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 03:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Joe root, England Cricket Team, Test Captaincy, Three Lions, England

Virat Kohli

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Kohli Slips To 5th In ICC Test Rankings, Joe Root Scales To 3rd

Indian captain Virat Kohli was pushed by his English counterpart Joe Root to the fifth spot in the recently released ICC rankings. Root has leapt two spots following his composed performance of 218 and 40 in the recently concluded test match in Chennai. Moreover, Rishabh Pant became the first full-time Indian wicketkeeper to reach 700 points. New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and Australia's Steve Smith secured the first and second spot.

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 07:16 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: ICC Test Rankings, ICC Rankings, Virat Kohli, Joe root

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England's Joe Root Celebrating after scoring century.

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Joe Root Becomes First Cricketer To Score 200 In 100th Test Match

England Skipper Joe Root's knock of 218 runs (377 balls) against India on February 6, made him the first batsman to score a double-century in 100th test appearance. With this achievement, Root became third Englishman to score a century at 100th test. Moreover, Root equalled Australia's Don Bradman as he scored 150+ runs in three consecutive test matches. Reportedly, this was Root's fifth double-century and third as England's captain.

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 03:33 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Cricket, England, Joe root, Australia, Don Bradman

Courtesy: NDTV