Joe Root

England thrash South Africa by an innings and 53 runs in 3rd Test

The visitors later came out all guns blazing to outclass South Africa in both of their innings.
 

Jan 20, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

England set to win third Test against South Africa

Captain Joe Root led from the front as ruthless England took 10 wickets on Sunday to move to the brink of victory in the third Test with South Africa reeling on 102-6 in their second innings. Root claimed Test-best figures of 4-31 and was ably assisted by Stuart Broad and Mark Wood as South Africa ended the fourth day still 188 runs adrift.

Jan 20, 2020, 12:17 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada banned for fourth England Test after Joe Root send-off

The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Rod Tucker and Bruce Oxenford and third umpire Joel Wilson as well as fourth umpire Allahudien Paleker.

Jan 17, 2020, 16:46 PM IST

Joe Root skips training due to stomach bug

England captain Joe Root has picked up a stomach bug and missed practice on Sunday for the third Test against South Africa.

Jan 12, 2020, 18:09 PM IST

2nd Test: Ollie Pope's fifty lifts England after South Africa pacers dominate Day 1

South Africa won the first Test by 107 runs and lead the four-Test series 1-0.
 

Jan 04, 2020, 10:01 AM IST

Injured Rory Burns ruled out of remaining South Africa Tests

In a major blow to England, opening batsman Rory Burns has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against South Africa due to a left ankle injury. 

Jan 03, 2020, 11:16 AM IST

Well deserved legend: Joe Root on Ben Stokes winning BBC award

Ben Stokes was presented with the award by Princess Royal and former Manchester United and Scotland footballer Denis Law. Previous winners of the award have included Andy Murray, Jonny Wilkinson and Steve Redgrave. 

Dec 16, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

England's Joe Root becomes first visiting captain to score 200 in New Zealand

On the fourth day of the second and final Test at the Seddon Park, Joe Root played a brilliant knock of 226 against the Black Caps. He reached the 200-run milestone with a risky single with batting partner Ollie Pope slow off the mark and only keeping his wicket when the New Zealand throw at the stumps went wide.

Dec 02, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

Injured Jos Buttler doubtful for 2nd New Zealand Test

England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is doubtful for the upcoming second Test of the two-match series against New Zealand after sustaining a back spasm. 

Nov 28, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

England's Joe Root won't blame batting woes on captaincy

Joe Root underwhelmed with the bat in England`s defeat by New Zealand in the first test at Mount Maunganui on Monday, scoring two runs in the first innings and 11 in the second as the tourists were trounced by an innings and 65 runs.

Nov 26, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

Ashes: England showed great character, says Joe Root after series-levelling win

Australia won the fourth Test in Manchester last week to move 2-1 ahead and retain the Ashes but the hosts battled back at The Oval to deny the touring side their first Test series win in England since 2001.

Sep 16, 2019, 06:47 AM IST

5th Ashes Test: Joe Denly shines as England build big lead

Denly fell six runs short of his maiden Test century and Ben Stokes made a sparkling 67 in bright sunshine at The Oval to put England in a strong position to level the series at 2-2.

Sep 15, 2019, 00:07 AM IST

Was surprised with Tim Paine's 'gutsy' decision to bowl: Ricky Ponting

Put in to bat by Australia on Thursday at the Kia Oval, England were pegged back from a strong position at 103-1 after lunch as all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ran through the middle order to leave the hosts reeling at 271/8 at stumps on Day 1.
 

Sep 13, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: England struggle to 271-8 after familiar collapse

Medium-pacer Mitchell Marsh took four wickets to boost Australia`s bid to secure a 3-1 series win after their captain Tim Paine won the toss and surprisingly sent England in to bat.

Sep 12, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: Joe Root rides luck to lift England

Captain Root was dropped three times in a sloppy fielding performance by the Australians, who have retained the Ashes and are bidding to secure a 3-1 victory in the series.

Sep 12, 2019, 21:03 PM IST

Ashes: England play for pride, Tim Paine's men eye history

England, who clinched a miraculous win in the third Test, failed to keep up their spirit and came out with a below-par performance, especially with the bat, at Old Trafford as they lost the match by 185 runs.
 

Sep 11, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

Cricket fraternity hails Australia on retaining Ashes urn

England and Australia will now lock horns in a dead rubber fifth and final Test of the Ashes series at the Oval on September 12.

Sep 09, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

4th Test: Australia eight wickets away from retaining Ashes

England were left rattled in the very first over of their second innings with Pat Cummins dismissing Rory Burns and Joe Root off consecutive deliveries.

Sep 08, 2019, 00:46 AM IST

4th Ashes Test: Josh Hazlewood cuts through England as Australia tighten screw

England still need 98 runs to avoid following on and that will be no formality after Hazlewood undid so much of the good work from Rory Burns (81) and Joe Root (71) earlier in the day.

Sep 07, 2019, 00:17 AM IST

4th Ashes Test: Magnificent Steve Smith puts Australia in command

England lost opener Joe Denly for four, brilliantly caught by Matthew Wade at short leg after he fended off a rising delivery from Pat Cummins to leave them struggling on 23-1 at the close. 

Sep 06, 2019, 00:16 AM IST