Joe Root

Roy, Root hit centuries in record England win

Jason Roy and Joe Root scored centuries as England clinched a record-breaking victory over West Indies in a display of pure power hitting and shot making by both sides in their opening one-day...

November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

Root tells Australia to 'bring it on' for Ashes

England captain Joe Root tells Australia to "bring it on" and vows to fight fire with fire as his team expect a hostile reception at next week's first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017

Hazlewood targets England's batting greenhorns

Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood warns Joe Root's England tourists and their raft of Ashes debutants they risk being exposed if their big guns don't fire in the coming series.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Cook, Root give Windies hard day's night

Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root both scored hundreds as England dominate the West Indies in the inaugural day/night Test on English soil at Edgbaston.

August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017

Root warns England new boys to expect Ashes barrage

England captain Joe Root warns his team's emerging young stars to expect a barrage of abuse "which hits you like a train" when they face old rivals Australia.

July 18, 2017
July 18, 2017

Root 'can't believe' Vaughan blast after South Africa shocker

Joe Root stunned by former England captain Michael Vaughan's assertion that his side had failed to respect Test cricket during their thumping 340-run defeat by South Africa at Trent Bridge.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

'Groggy' Root proud to lead by example

Joe Root says he had finished his first day as England captain in "dreamworld" after making an unbeaten 184 in the first Test against South Africa at Lord's.

May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017

Root to bring aggression back: Warne

Widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the game, Australia’s Shane Warne expects new captain Joe Root to change the way England play Test cricket.

April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017

‘We're prepared for Aussie pace rampage’

Joe Root knows just how damaging a rampaging Australian pace attack can be having experienced first-hand the devastation wreaked on England by Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Harris during his maiden...

April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017

‘Relationship with Root will be absolutely fine’

Alastair Cook is confident his relationship with newly appointed Test captain Joe Root will be "absolutely fine" and the former England skipper has assured his successor he will get all...

March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017

Root hits unbeaten 90 as Eng clinch series

Joe Root struck an unbeaten 90 as he and Chris Woakes steered England to a four-wicket victory over West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday.