Joe Root

Gabriel gets ODI ban after asking Root if he ‘liked boys’
West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel exchanged words with England captain Joe Root
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Gabriel gets ODI ban after asking Root if he ‘liked boys’

West Indies bowler apologises to the England skipper after comments made during the Test match in St Lucia
14 Feb 2019
Joe Root hits a century as England finally shine
England captain Joe Root scored his 16th career Test century
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Joe Root hits a century as England finally shine

Tourists build a commanding lead in the third and final Test match
12 Feb 2019
Joe Root’s England side aim to build on their momentum
England captain Joe Root and West Indies skipper Jason Holder
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Joe Root’s England side aim to build on their momentum

England skipper will name his team shortly before play starts in Barbados
23 Jan 2019
Root: England aim to be the world’s No.1 Test cricket team
Test captain Joe Root and England players celebrate the win against Sri Lanka
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Root: England aim to be the world’s No.1 Test cricket team

England secured the series victory with a match to spare in Sri Lanka
19 Nov 2018
Sri Lanka vs. England: Foakes keeps gloves, Stokes bats No.3
England keeper Ben Foakes and slip Ben Stokes celebrate a Sri Lankan wicket in the first Test win in Galle
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Sri Lanka vs. England: Foakes keeps gloves, Stokes bats No.3

England name an unchanged side while Sri Lanka are in meltdown
13 Nov 2018
Joe Root hails England after opening Test win in Sri Lanka
England players congratulate bowler Moeen Ali after he dismissed Niroshan Dickwella
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Joe Root hails England after opening Test win in Sri Lanka

England’s overseas losing run ends with a thumping victory in Galle
9 Nov 2018
Warne: take ‘shackles’ off Root and make Buttler captain
Joe Root England cricket captain Jos Buttler
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Warne: take ‘shackles’ off Root and make Buttler captain

Australian spin legend says Root can become the ‘world’s best’ batsman
11 Oct 2018

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England cricket: Anderson breaks record and Cook retires
England cricket James Anderson Alastair Cook India
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England cricket: Anderson breaks record and Cook retires

Joe Root is now looking ahead to the tours of Sri Lanka and the West Indies
12 Sep 2018
England vs. India: Virat Kohli lights the fuse at Edgbaston
Virat Kohli Joe Root England vs. India 1st Test Edgbaston
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England vs. India: Virat Kohli lights the fuse at Edgbaston

India captain Kohli ‘drops the mic’ after running out England skipper Joe Root
2 Aug 2018
Joe Root drops the mic as England thrash India
Joe Root
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Joe Root drops the mic as England thrash India

England come from behind to win series and establish their World Cup credentials
18 Jul 2018
England vs. Pakistan: Root ready for batting responsibility
Joe Root England vs. Pakistan Test Lord’s
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England vs. Pakistan: Root ready for batting responsibility

The England skipper will move to No.3 in the order against Pakistan
18 May 2018
Joe Root: I want to be England captain for the 2021 Ashes
Joe Root captain England Australia Ashes cricket
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Joe Root: I want to be England captain for the 2021 Ashes

After a tough tour and losing the urn, Root is planning for the future
3 Jan 2018
Cook and Root prosper under lights in first day-night Test
Joe Root
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Cook and Root prosper under lights in first day-night Test

England stalwarts put on 248 for the third wicket at Edgbaston as West Indies toil
18 Aug 2017
Moeen spins England to victory as Root beds in nicely
Joe Root, Moeen Ali
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Moeen spins England to victory as Root beds in nicely

New skipper has much to be pleased about as South Africa are beaten 3-1 in his first series in charge
8 Aug 2017
England cricketers hammered by South Africa - and the media
Joe Root
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England cricketers hammered by South Africa - and the media

Joe Root suffers a chastening 340-run thrashing in the second Test as his batsmen come under fire
18 Jul 2017
Moeen Ali spins England to victory over South Africa
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Moeen Ali spins England to victory over South Africa

Joe Root's reign begins with 211-run win as tourists crumble on an 'astonishing' day at Lord's
10 Jul 2017
England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand
Jos Buttler, England cricket
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England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand

England live up to their billing as Champions Trophy favourites as they qualify for semi-finals with routine victory in Cardiff
7 Jun 2017
'Embarrassing' England cricket campaign backfires
Joe Root, New Balance
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'Embarrassing' England cricket campaign backfires

Kit launch overshadowed by cringeworthy poem – but at least the cream cable-knit sweater is back
4 May 2017
Joe Root takes over as England Test cricket captain
Joe Root
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Joe Root takes over as England Test cricket captain

Yorkshire batsman replaces Alastair Cook, with all-rounder Ben Stokes appointed vice-captain
13 Feb 2017
Joe Root poised to replace Alastair Cook as England captain
Joe Root
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Joe Root poised to replace Alastair Cook as England captain

Yorkshire batsman became a father at the weekend but could soon take on more responsibilities
10 Jan 2017
The end for Alastair Cook as England collapse against India
Alastair Cook
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The end for Alastair Cook as England collapse against India

Captain expected to stand down after humiliating defeat in Chennai leaves team broken and exhausted
20 Dec 2016
Questions over captain Cook as England lose fourth Test
Alastair Cook
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Questions over captain Cook as England lose fourth Test

Ragged England bowled out for just 195 as India win by an innings and 36 runs
12 Dec 2016
Joe Root and Moeen Ali steady the ship for England in India
Joe Root
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Joe Root and Moeen Ali steady the ship for England in India

Stand of 179 leaves Alastair Cook's team in a commanding position after day one of the first Test in Rajkot
9 Nov 2016
England thrash Pakistan, but is Joe Root carrying the team?
Joe Root
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England thrash Pakistan, but is Joe Root carrying the team?

Victory by 330 runs is fifth largest ever, but Ben Stokes is injured and there are problems elsewhere in team
26 Jul 2016
The Ashes 2015: eight reasons England won back the urn
Stokes/Ashes/Cook
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The Ashes 2015: eight reasons England won back the urn

From the visit of New Zealand to Ben Stokes's stunning catch, the key moments of the summer
10 Aug 2015
England thrash New Zealand in T20 – bring on The Ashes
Joe Root
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England thrash New Zealand in T20 – bring on The Ashes

Invigorating New Zealand tour comes to an end with another thrilling win for reborn England
24 Jun 2015
England tear up ODI records – is it the dawn of a new era?
Jos Butler
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England tear up ODI records – is it the dawn of a new era?

Root and Buttler blast centuries as England hit 408 to destroy New Zealand
10 Jun 2015
Root and Stokes show cricket bosses how to handle a crisis
Joe Root
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Root and Stokes show cricket bosses how to handle a crisis

England recover from 30-4 as Lord's gets a much-needed glimpse of the future... shame about the jumpers
22 May 2015
How England's Ashes-winning cricket team imploded
James Anderson and Liam Plunkett
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How England's Ashes-winning cricket team imploded

Defeat in the second Test against India leaves England winless in ten matches – what's happened?
22 Jul 2014
Ashes: England blow it again as debutants take a hammering
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Ashes: England blow it again as debutants take a hammering

England let the Aussies off the hook at Sydney as Carberry ends the day with a duck
3 Jan 2014
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