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Root, Burns score tons, take England to striking distance of New Zealand to...

12 December, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Root ended a poor run of form when he scored his 17th Test century and led England to 269-5 before rain ended play early on the third day of the second Test against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday. Rory Burns (101) also scored his second Test century … Read More


England Captain Joe Root struggles to explain root cause of 381-run England...

01 January, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

BRIDGETOWN (Reuters) – England captain Joe Root struggled to explain his team’s 381-run defeat by West Indies in the first Test in Barbados , suggesting the result was an aberration that did not reflect the true quality of his team. “We’ve still got two very important games in this series and it’s crucial we bounce back … Read More

Leach takes four as England close in on series victory

11 November, 2018 1:51 pm 1:51 pm

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) – England’s left-arm spinner Jack Leach led a strong spin bowling display that put the tourists within three wickets of a series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka on an intriguing fourth day of the second Test on Saturday. Chasing 301 to win on a turning Pallekele track, Sri Lanka reached 226 for … Read More

England skipper Root wants England to build on rare road win

11 November, 2018 10:01 am 10:01 am

GALLE (Reuters) – England skipper Joe Root is hoping the drought-snapping Test victory over Sri Lanka will prove just the start of a run of success away from home for his team. The 211-run victory was the first away win for England in 14 Tests going back more than two years, a first on the … Read More

England win rain-marred fourth ODI to bag series

10 October, 2018 8:48 am 8:48 am

PALLEKELE (Reuters) – England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-marred fourth one-day international to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing a target of 274 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, England were comfortably placed at 132 for two after 27 overs when rain … Read More

Anderson still getting better, says Root

09 September, 2018 10:42 am 10:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England captain Joe Root predicted there was a lot more to come from James Anderson after he became the most successful fast bowler in the history of test cricket on Tuesday. Anderson was made to wait until the final delivery of his 143rd test match but eventually took his wicket tally to … Read More

England have ‘strong plans in place’ for Virat Kohli: Joe Root

08 August, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

LONDON (92 News) – The debate around Adil Rashid’s selection hasn’t affected the team said Joe Root, adding that was in favour of the leg-spinner’s inclusion in the side. It has been the big talking point in the lead up to the Edgbaston Test: Should Rashid, who had walked away from red-ball cricket earlier this … Read More

Most embarrassing thing I’ve done’ – Joe Root on mic-drop celebration

07 July, 2018 9:16 am 9:16 am

Joe Root may have introduced cricket to the mic-drop, but the England Test captain is already regretting it. “It’s the most embarrassing thing I’ve done,” he says. Root put behind a poor start to the series against India – he managed scores of 0, 9 and 3 in the two T20Is and the first ODI … Read More