Root also wanted to “move on” from the Stokes saga.
02 Dec 2017 7:12 AM
“Potentially they might (sledge us about Stokes),” Root told reporters.
30 Oct 2017 5:47 AM
Vaughan says it is crucial Root and the selectors are ruthless in the selection of the teams in the pre-Test warm-up matches.
14 Sep 2017 1:30 AM
Saturday's success was effectively sealed by James Anderson taking his Test-best figures of 7-42.
10 Sep 2017 1:20 PM
Yet despite being set over 300 to win in the fourth innings following a declaration by England captain Joe Root, the West Indies won by five wickets .
07 Sep 2017 12:42 AM
West Indies have not won a Test in England since 2000, just part of a miserable overall away record during the last 20 years.
18 Aug 2017 5:45 AM
The most any side have made to win in the fourth innings of a Test is the West Indies’ 418/7 against Australia at St John’s in 2002/03.
31 Jul 2017 12:36 AM
Skipper Joe Root scored a counter-attacking 78 but he failed to find any support as England conceded 130-run lead in the first innings.
16 Jul 2017 4:28 PM
Joe Root is set to make his debut as Test captain for England in their first Test against South Africa at Lords on July 6.
30 Jun 2017 3:51 PM
Victory meant England had won both their opening Group A games following their eight-wicket defeat of Bangladesh at the Oval last week.
06 Jun 2017 11:38 PM
Joe Root put on 159 with opener Alex Hales and an unbroken 143 for the third wicket with skipper Eoin Morgan.
02 Jun 2017 9:12 AM
All-rounder Ben Stokes, who had been struggling for bowling fitness because of a knee injury.
02 Jun 2017 1:41 AM
Root was a career-best 133 not out and England captain Eoin Morgan 75 not out, with their unbroken stand worth 143.
01 Jun 2017 10:59 PM
Eoin Morgan's decision to play just one frontline spinner in Adil Rashid offered Joe Root more opportunities to bowl.
10 May 2017 7:31 PM
The series win is a confidence boost for England ahead of the Champions Trophy tournament they host in June.
10 Mar 2017 11:54 AM
Joe Root was happy to nominate Ben Stokes as his vice-captain after he himself accepted the top job.
19 Feb 2017 12:30 PM
Joe Root has plenty of time to ease himself into his new role as England's next Test is not until July.
16 Feb 2017 11:21 AM
Batsman Joe Root has replaced Alastair Cook as captain of the England Test team.
13 Feb 2017 5:36 PM
Graeme Swann believes that Joe Root can do much better without the burden of captaincy on his back.
09 Feb 2017 3:54 PM
Alastair Cook hopes to be back among the runs now that the weight of captaincy has been lifted from his shoulders.
08 Feb 2017 11:11 AM