Joe Root

Walking in to bat for the first time in international cricket at the age of 22, Joseph Edward Root or Joe Root had already showed signs of becoming a future great. Root was also very quickly tagged as the future captain of the national team. He rose among the ranks to become one of the best batsmen of his generation and was handed England captaincy at the age of 26 when Alastair Cook stepped down.

Joe Root was the 2014 Wisden Cricketer of the Year, and his records speak for himself.

Joe Root
Joe Root

Hailing from a family of rich cricketing background, Root has attracted cricket scholarships right from his school days. Though Root started his career as a right-handed opening batsman, he played most of his cricket for England in the middle order.

Along with Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and Steve Smith, Joe root is believed to complete the quartet of the greatest batsmen of the generation. Be it number of centuries or batting average, all the four are never far away in terms of stats.

Among the power hitters in the England limited overs side, Root might seem like a misfit with his grace and elegance, but he is one of the most important members of the team. He has maintained a decent strike rate playing the role of holding one end up while others go hard around him.

LEEDS, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 15: Joe Root of England poses for a portrait during Press Conference, at Headingley (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Joe root is very composed by nature and is not one for the controversies. But there was an occasion when Root imitated a mic drop to celebrate his century against India. But he later also admitted that it was the most embarrassing thing he has ever done on a cricket field.

Joe Root plays for Yorkshire in County cricket. Though he wanted to play in the IPL, the England Cricket Board retained him to mange his work load.


Age 28
Marital Status Married
Wife Carrie Cotterell
Residence Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Nationality England
Major Teams represented England national team, Yorkshire, Sydney Thunders
Endorsements New Balance



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