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Joe Root

Joseph Edward Root is an English international cricketer who is the current captain of the England Test team. He also represents Yorkshire domestically. He is often regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He now predominantly fields at first slip.

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Sri Lankan cricketer embroiled in sex scandal, gets caught with female official in hotel room

Sri Lankan cricket has landed in trouble once again for the their off-field activities. In the latest development, as ...

ICC Test rankings: Pant becomes top-ranked wicket-keeper in batting list
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ICC Test rankings: Pant becomes top-ranked wicket-keeper in batting list

India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and England skipper Joe Root have made considerable gains in the latest ICC men's Test player rankings after their match-winning performances in Brisbane and Galle respectively.

SL vs Eng: Root thanks England fan over phone for his support
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SL vs Eng: Root thanks England fan over phone for his support

After winning the first Test by seven-wicket against Sri Lanka on Monday, skipper Joe Root made a phone call to England fan Rob Lewis, who was watching the Test from the nearby Galle Fort, and thanked him for his support.

England fan's 10-month wait ends in delight as Root acknowledges cheers after scoring double ton
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England fan's 10-month wait ends in delight as Root acknowledges cheers after scoring double ton

In a heartwarming gesture, skipper Joe Root after scoring his double ton acknowledged England fan Rob Lewis' cheers from the top of the Galle Fort. Having travelled to the Island Nation before the coronavirus pandemic brought the Sri Lanka-England series to a halt, Rob waited for 10 months in the country to watch the English boys return for the series.

SL vs Eng: Skipper Root hits 18th ton to put visitors on top
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SL vs Eng: Skipper Root hits 18th ton to put visitors on top

Skipper Joe Root led from the front as he hit a scintillating century to put England in firm control on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium on Friday.

SL vs Eng: ECB confident of COVID-19 protocols as two staff members at team hotel test positive
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SL vs Eng: ECB confident of COVID-19 protocols as two staff members at team hotel test positive

Two staff members at England's team hotel in Sri Lanka have tested positive for Covid-19, however, the England Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday said that the body is not concerned as they are adhering to the protocols.

SL vs Eng: Root, Bairstow put visitors on top after Bess spins web over hosts
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SL vs Eng: Root, Bairstow put visitors on top after Bess spins web over hosts

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow put England in a commanding position after the bowlers put on a stunning show to end Sri Lanka's first innings on 135 on the opening day of the first Test here on Thursday.

SL vs ENG 1st Test: Visitors in control after Bess fifer
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SL vs ENG 1st Test: Visitors in control after Bess fifer

Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 14 England's Dom Bess bagged five wickets for 30, his career-best figures in a ...

SL vs Eng: Seam will play a big part in Test series, feels Root
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SL vs Eng: Seam will play a big part in Test series, feels Root

England Test skipper Joe Root feels seam bowling will play a big part in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka which gets underway from Thursday.

SL vs Eng: English batsmen learning about batting in Lankan conditions from Kallis, says Root
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SL vs Eng: English batsmen learning about batting in Lankan conditions from Kallis, says Root

Ahead of the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, England skipper Joe Root said his side is fully prepared to take on any challenge despite playing a red-ball game after a gap of more than five months.

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