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England bowlers took huge lessons from New Zealand tour, says skipper Root

12 December, 2019 12:23 pm 12:23 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – England’s bowlers will have learned a lot from their series defeat to New Zealand, particularly in terms of how to battle through adversity on flat wickets, which will stand them in good stead for the tour of South Africa, captain Joe Root has said. The England attack were heavily criticized in media … Read More


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Run to World T20 final can inspire England, says Root

07 July, 2019 4:31 pm 4:31 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England batsman Joe Root believes his team can draw confidence from their run to the 2016 World Twenty20 final as they attempt to win their first 50-over World Cup. England, who face Australia in the semi-finals on Thursday, were beaten by West Indies in the World T20 final three years ago and … Read More


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Root leads England to crushing eight-wicket win over West Indies

06 June, 2019 9:48 pm 9:48 pm

SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Joe Root’s classy unbeaten century led England to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over West Indies in a one-sided Cricket World Cup match in Southampton on Friday. Jofra Archer and Mark Wood took three wickets apiece as England bowled the Windies out for a modest 212 after winning the toss, and Root’s … Read More


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Roy, Root score centuries in record England win

02 February, 2019 9:15 am 9:15 am

BARBADOS (Reuters) – 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 made 123 and Root 102 as the visitors scored 364 for four to … Read More


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West Indies’ Gabriel apologises and clears air over Root sledge

02 February, 2019 3:52 pm 3:52 pm

ST LUCIA (Reuters) – West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel sought to clear the air over what he said to England captain Joe Root and extended an “unreserved apology” for his comments during the third Test against England in St Lucia. Gabriel, 30, had accepted a charge for breaching the International Cricket Council’s code of … 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


Root and Morgan clinch decider for England in ODI series

07 July, 2018 8:28 am 8:28 am

LEEDS, England (Reuters) – A gigantic 186-run partnership between Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England cruise comfortably to an eight wicket victory over India on Tuesday that sealed a 2-1 one-day international series win. After restricting India to 256 for eight, both Morgan and Root made light work of the run chase on … Read More