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  • 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 international in Barbados on Wednesday.

  • 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 international in Barbados on Wednesday.

  • Root ton sets up England's series-levelling win

    Joe Root's composed hundred laid the platform for England's 86-run win over India in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday.

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    Root's England roar back in Ashes thriller

    Skipper Joe Root leads a spirited English fightback to frustrate Australia and raises hopes of a miracle victory in the gripping second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

  • Moeen included in squad despite doubt

    England spin-bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali is a doubt for the second Ashes test against Australia as he struggles to recover from a cut on his index finger, captain Joe Root says.

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    Spotlight falls on Smith, Root on Ashes stage

    Two of the world's best batsmen will be in opposition when Australia's Steve Smith and England's Joe Root both lead their countries for the first time in an Ashes Test at Brisbane.

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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 Ashes tour in 2013-14.

  • ‘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 the support he needs in the role.

  • 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.

  • Root happy to rely on old friend Stokes

    When Joe Root leads England out for the first time as Test captain he will be able to turn to a familiar face in Ben Stokes.

  • Kohli and Smith inspire new captain Root

    Joe Root hopes becoming a Test captain will take his batting to the "next level", just as it's done for India's Virat Kohli and Australia's Steve Smith.

  • Root named new England Test skipper

    Joe Root is named the new England Test captain and will take the place of Alastair Cook, who stepped down last month after five years in charge

  • Morgan calls for DRS in T20s after Root howler

    Eoin Morgan has called for cricket's Decision Review System (DRS) to be used in Twenty20 internationals after a final over umpiring error cost England victory in the second match of their series against India.

  • Cook, Jennings defy Ind on final morning

    England openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings survived some nervy moments on the final morning of the fifth Test against India on Tuesday as the tourists look to bat out the day and prevent a 4-0 series defeat.

  • Rampaging Ind look to increase Cook's woes

    A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists' skipper.

  • Root 'ready' to captain Eng: Cook

    England captain Alastair Cook said Monday Joe Root was ready to take over as skipper but that no decision on his own future would be taken until the new year.

  • India inch closer to win despite Root defiance

    Joe Root fell after a defiant 78 as India claimed three wickets on the fourth morning to inch closer to a comprehensive victory in the third Test against England on Tuesday.

  • Ind spinners in firing line against confident Eng

    India's much-hyped spin attack are under pressure to deliver in the second Test at Visakhapatnam starting Thursday against an England side high on confidence and boasting new teenage sensation Haseeb Hameed.

  • Stokes, Ali star as England post 537

    All-rounders Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali both hit centuries Thursday before England were bowled out for 537 on the stroke of tea on the second day of the first Test against India.

  • Eng relieved as Root returns to field

    England heaved a sigh of relief Sunday as their key batsman Joe Root returned to the field after suffering from an upset stomach during the third day of their second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

  • Root hit by stomach bug!

    Joe Root was quarantined by the team management at the end of the second day of the Dhaka Test after the England batsman complained of a stomach upset which forced him off the field during Bangladesh's second innings on Saturday.

  • England all out for 244, lead by 24 runs

    England were all out for 244 in their first innings for a lead of 24 runs over Bangladesh, bringing up tea on the second day of the second and final test on Saturday.

  • Will Tigers continue their resurgence at Dhaka?

    After winning the thrilling first Test in Chittagong by 22 runs earlier this week, England will be eager to extend its 100 percent record against Bangladesh when the teams face off again in Dhaka on Friday (October 28) for the second and final Test.