Many critics believe that Joe Root is destined to become the great English batsman. He has such a great batting potential that he is the most consistent performer in all formats of cricket since he began his career for England. Root’s performance in Test Cricket is exceptional and currently he is ranked as the Number One Test batsman in the world. He made his Test Match and ODI debut during English Cricket Team’s visit to India and since then a permanent member of English Team. He earned the prestigious award of “Wisden Cricketer of the Year” in 2014 when he was only 22 years old.
Joseph Edward Joe Root was born on 30 December 1990 in Dore, Sheffield, South-Yorkshire, England. Root started to play cricket when he was 15 years old under the guidance of former English Captain Michael Vaughan who is also the ultimate mentor of Root. He began his career with Yorkshire Cricket Team.
Tall right-handed batsman made his Test Debut against India on 13 December 2012 and impressed everyone with his 73 runs innings. In the same tour he made his T20 International debut against India. Following the successful Indian tour he made his ODI debut against New Zealand on 11 January 2013. Root scored two half-centuries in the series and proved his selection right. In year 2013 he scored his maiden Test century against New Zealand at Headingly.
Joe Root has special ability to change his batting style according to format of cricket. In Test Match cricket he is simply a treat to watch with his strong defense and beautiful text book shots. In shorter formats i.e. ODI and T20 he almost scores with strike rate of 100 and known for amazing aggressive shorts. In nutshell he is one of the finest cricketers of this era.
Joe Root Profile
- Full Name: Joseph Edward Root
- Date of Birth: 30 December 1990
- Place of Birth: South Yorkshire, England
- Height: 6 feet
- Batting Style: Right Handed Batsman
- Bowling Style: Right Arm Off Break
- Main Role: Batsman
- Test Match Debut: 13 December 2012
- ODI Debut: 11 January 2013
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