Joe Root

Root keen to see 'Bazball' succeed abroad

England's aggressive approach to Test cricket under skipper Ben Stokes and head coach Brendon McCullum has paid rich dividends at home and batsman Joe Root is keen to see how it fares abroad in different conditions.

‘England are not just a one-trick pony’

Joe Root has warned England's rivals they are no "one-trick pony" after the team wrapped up a sixth Test victory in seven matches with their new hyper-aggressive brand of cricket.

Root praises Ben Stokes’ openness

England Test captain Ben Stokes set an example and showed great leadership by opening up about his struggles with mental health, former skipper Joe Root said on Tuesday.

Babar beats Kohli to become fastest Asian batter to score 10k int’l runs

Pakistan captain Babar Azam stood firm amid a batting collapse to compile his seventh Test hundred on Sunday, leading his side's fightback against hosts Sri Lanka on the second day of the opening Test in Galle.

Root happy to be an England 'rock star'

Joe Root said England captain Ben Stokes had urged the side to play like "rock stars" following a record-breaking win over India.

‘We want to give some new life to Test cricket’

England are out to rewrite how Test cricket is played in the country, skipper Ben Stokes said after leading the side to a memorable seven-wicket victory in the fifth Test against India on Tuesday.

Root, Bairstow script England’s epic win

England rode unbeaten hundreds by Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to pull off their highest successful chase, coasting to a series-levelling seven-wicket victory in the rearranged fifth Test against India at Edgbaston on Tuesday.

ICC Test Rankings / Root No 1 Test batter, Mitchell advances 33 places

Marnus Labuschagne's reign as the highest-ranked Test batter in the world is over as England right-hander Joe Root claimed top spot on the latest ICC MRF Tyres Men's Test Batter rankings.

England captaincy had become unhealthy, says Root

"It started to really take a bad toll on my own personal health. I couldn't leave it at the ground any more; it was coming home. It wasn't fair on my family, on people close to me, and it wasn't fair on myself either."

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Root keen to see 'Bazball' succeed abroad

England's aggressive approach to Test cricket under skipper Ben Stokes and head coach Brendon McCullum has paid rich dividends at home and batsman Joe Root is keen to see how it fares abroad in different conditions.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

‘England are not just a one-trick pony’

Joe Root has warned England's rivals they are no "one-trick pony" after the team wrapped up a sixth Test victory in seven matches with their new hyper-aggressive brand of cricket.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Root praises Ben Stokes’ openness

England Test captain Ben Stokes set an example and showed great leadership by opening up about his struggles with mental health, former skipper Joe Root said on Tuesday.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Babar beats Kohli to become fastest Asian batter to score 10k int’l runs

Pakistan captain Babar Azam stood firm amid a batting collapse to compile his seventh Test hundred on Sunday, leading his side's fightback against hosts Sri Lanka on the second day of the opening Test in Galle.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Root happy to be an England 'rock star'

Joe Root said England captain Ben Stokes had urged the side to play like "rock stars" following a record-breaking win over India.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

‘We want to give some new life to Test cricket’

England are out to rewrite how Test cricket is played in the country, skipper Ben Stokes said after leading the side to a memorable seven-wicket victory in the fifth Test against India on Tuesday.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Root, Bairstow script England’s epic win

England rode unbeaten hundreds by Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to pull off their highest successful chase, coasting to a series-levelling seven-wicket victory in the rearranged fifth Test against India at Edgbaston on Tuesday.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Root No 1 Test batter, Mitchell advances 33 places

Marnus Labuschagne's reign as the highest-ranked Test batter in the world is over as England right-hander Joe Root claimed top spot on the latest ICC MRF Tyres Men's Test Batter rankings.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

England captaincy had become unhealthy, says Root

"It started to really take a bad toll on my own personal health. I couldn't leave it at the ground any more; it was coming home. It wasn't fair on my family, on people close to me, and it wasn't fair on myself either."

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Tamim wants show of patience and trust

England’s Joe Root came off a match-winning innings yesterday, having scaled the 10,000-run mark in his Test career during an incredible unbeaten 115 in the fourth innings against New Zealand.