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Joseph Edward Root, is an English cricketer, who plays for the England Test and One Day International (ODI) teams, and formerly captained the Test team. He also represents Yorkshire in English domestic cricket.
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England v South Africa: Joe Root caught by Aiden Markram off Lungi Ngidi for sixEngland's Joe Root is caught by South Africa's Aiden Markram at slip off Lungi Ngidi on day three of the first Test at Lord's.
England v South Africa: Joe Root trapped lbw by Marco JansenEngland suffer a huge blow as Joe Root is trapped lbw by Marco Jansen on the first morning of the first Test against South Africa at Lord's.
The Hundred: Joe Root takes brilliant catch to dismiss Dwayne BravoTrent Rockets' Joe Root takes a brilliant diving catch to dismiss Northern Superchargers' Dwayne Bravo at Headingley.
England v India, third ODI: Bairstow and Root out for ducks in same overMohammed Siraj bowls both Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root for ducks in the same over as India get off to a flyer against England in the third ODI at Old Trafford.
England v India: Roy, Root and Stokes all out for ducksJason Roy, Joe Root and Ben Stokes all fall for 0 as India make a stunning start to the first ODI.
England v India: Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow complete record chase at EdgbastonEngland nonchalantly complete a record chase of 378 to beat India in rapid time on the final morning of the fifth Test at Edgbaston.
India v England: Joe Root & Jonny Bairstow guide England to historic winWatch highlights as England complete a record chase of 378 to beat India in rapid time on the final morning of the fifth Test at Edgbaston.
England v India: Best shots from Joe Root's 'classy' unbeaten 142Watch some of the best shots as Joe Root puts on an "absolute masterclass" as he scores 142 not out for England as they beat India by seven wickets on day five of the fifth test against at Edgbaston.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow seal Headingley victory and 3-0 series winEngland romp to victory on the final day of the third Test against New Zealand at Headingley to seal a superb 3-0 series win.
England v New Zealand: Ollie Pope & Joe Root put England on course for 3-0 series winWatch highlights as England are set 296 to win by New Zealand and end day four of the third Test on 183-2 thanks to unbeaten half centuries from Ollie Pope and Joe Root.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root reverse scoops Neil Wagner for six in third TestJoe Root produces a moment of "extraordinary brilliance" as he reverse scoops Neil Wagner six on day four of the third Test at Headingley.
England v New Zealand: Ollie Pope takes superb catch to dismiss Devon Conway after rain delayOllie Pope takes a superb catch off the bowling of Joe Root to dismiss Devon Conway after a rain delay on the third day of the third Test at Headingley.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root catch removes Tom Latham for a duckJoe Root catches Tom Latham off Stuart Broad for 0 to give England an early breakthrough at Headingley on the first day of the third Test against New Zealand.
Joe Root: England batsman returns to top of Test rankingsEngland's Joe Root returns to the top of the men's batting Test rankings after his fourth century of 2022.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root caught and bowled by Trent BoultA huge blow for England as Joe Root's innings comes to an abrupt end when he is caught and bowled by Trent Boult on the final day of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
Joe Root: How does his innings compare to Kevin Pietersen, Ben Stokes & Alastair Cook?It was a "remarkable" innings described as the work of a "genius" and a "magician"- but just how special was Joe Root's innings against New Zealand at Trent Bridge?
England v New Zealand: Joe Root hits six with ‘incredible’ reverse scoopEngland batter Joe Roots hits an "incredible" reverse-scoop for six with only his second ball of the day on day four of the second Test against New Zealand at Trent Bridge.
New Zealand v England: Joe Root & Ollie Pope make superb hundredsScintillating centuries from Joe Root and Ollie Pope keep England in the second Test with New Zealand on a riotous third day at Trent Bridge.
England v New Zealand: Watch highlights of Joe Root's 27th centuryWatch the best shots from Joe Root's 27th Test century as England fight back against New Zealand on day three of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
Sir Alastair Cook says Joe Root will go 'miles past' England runs recordSir Alastair Cook says Joe Root will go "miles past" his record for the number of Test runs scored by an England batter.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root best English player I've seen - Alistair CookAlastair Cook says Joe Root made England's run chase of 277 look "very easy" after the batter ended on 115 not out during England's victory over New Zealand in the first Test at Lord's.
England v New Zealand highlights: Joe Root century inspires victory in First TestWatch highlights as Joe Root's masterful century leads England to a five-wicket win in the first Test against New Zealand on the fourth morning at Lord's.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root hundred seals win at Lord'sJoe Root's masterful century leads England to a five-wicket win in the first Test against New Zealand on the fourth morning at Lord's.
England v New Zealand: Joe Root completes century to reach 10,000 Test runsWatch the moment Joe Root completes his century on day four of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's to become the second England batter to score 10,000 Test runs.
Joe Root: England batter passes 10,000 Test runsJoe Root has become the second England batter to score 10,000 Test runs after scoring a century on day four of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's.
England v New Zealand highlights: Root & Stokes gives England hopeWatch highlights as Joe Root and Ben Stokes give England hope of a stunning victory on a gripping third day of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's.
England v New Zealand: Parkinson removes Southee for first Test wicketMatt Parkinson picks up his first Test wicket with a lovely flighted delivery that Tim Southee edges straight to Joe Root at first slip to leave New Zealand all out for 285.
Vitality Blast: Yorkshire beat Worcestershire, holders Kent Spitfires lose to SomersetHarry Brook and Joe Root guide Yorkshire to victory over Worcestershire in the T20 Blast, while Somerset beat 2021 winners Kent.
Ben Stokes the best man for England captaincy, says men's managing director Rob KeyEngland men's managing director Rob Key tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan why Ben Stokes is the right man to succeed Joe Root as the captain.
Ben Stokes unveiled as England's new men's Test captain after Joe Root stepped downDurham's Ben Stokes has been appointed captain of the England men's Test team by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Ben Stokes: England to name all-rounder as new Test captain to succeed Joe RootAll-rounder Ben Stokes is expected to be named as England Test captain, succeeding Joe Root who stepped down earlier this month.
Joe Root named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world for 2021Joe Root is named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world for 2021 while Ollie Robinson is one of the five Cricketers of the Year.
Ben Stokes should replace Joe Root as England captain but he will need senior support - VaughanMichael Vaughan says Ben Stokes is best positioned to replace Joe Root as England captain but will "need a lot of support around him."
Joe Root steps down as England Test captain following West Indies defeatJoe Root steps down as England Test captain following his side's series defeat against West Indies.
'I know the timing is right': Joe Root steps down as England men's test cricket captainJoe Root has stepped down as captain of the England men's test cricket team.
England in West Indies: Joe Root, Ben Stokes & tourists' other players assessed after series defeatBBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew and the Mirror's Dean Wilson assess England's players after their 1-0 series defeat in the West Indies.
I would tell Joe Root to step down as England skipper, says former captain Michael VaughanFormer England captain Michael Vaughan says he would tell Joe Root to step down if he asked for his advice.
England in West Indies: Joe Root's side slump to 10-wicket defeat in GrenadaEngland slump to a chastening 10-wicket defeat early on the fourth day of the third Test to lose their series against West Indies 1-0.
Joe Root: England Test captain does not know what involvement will be when new coach arrivesEngland Test captain Joe Root tells BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew that he "does not know" what his involvement will be under a new head coach.
England in West Indies: Joe Root admits he could have been "a bit braver" with declarationJoe Root said he could have been braver with his declaration after England drew the second Test against West Indies in Barbados.
England in West Indies: Ben Stokes hits sublime 120 and Joe Root makes 153 on day two in BarbadosBen Stokes' dashing century lights up day two of the second Test between England and West Indies in Barbados.
England in West Indies: Joe Root hits 119 not out and Dan Lawrence 91 as tourists take commandJoe Root punishes West Indies with yet another century as England take command on day one of the second Test in Barbados.
Joe Root - Performance in first Test shows step forward for EnglandEngland captain Joe Root is pleased with his side's performance in the drawn first Test against the West indies in Antigua after a "difficult winter".
England in West Indies: First Test draw is a 'huge step forward' says captain Joe RootEngland's draw against West Indies in the first Test is a "huge step forward" after a "difficult year", says captain Joe Root.
England in West Indies: Joe Root thought 'long and hard' about captaincy but is still 'energised' about the roleJoe Root admits he thought "long and hard" about his future as England captain but believes he is the right man to "take the team forward".
Joe Root: England Test captain 'grateful' to still be in role for West Indies tourJoe Root says he is "very grateful" to still be England Test captain after his side's heavy Ashes defeat in Australia.
England's Joe Root, Tamsin Beaumont and Jos Buttler nominated for ICC awardsEngland captain Joe Root is nominated for ICC Men's Cricketer of the Year and compatriot Tamsin Beaumont is up for the women's award.
'England's Ashes defeat caps a record-breakingly bad year'Andy Zaltzman digs out the statistics that show how England's savage Ashes defeat caps a woeful year for Joe Root's side.
The Ashes: England captain Joe Root backed by Chris WoakesAll-rounder Chris Woakes says England captain Joe Root "absolutely" has the players' backing despite the Ashes series defeat in Australia.
Ashes: Everyone in the dressing room is gutted - Joe RootEngland captain Joe Root says he is "bitterly disappointed" after Australia beat England by an innings and 14 runs to retain the Ashes with an unassailable 3-0 series lead.