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England search for greener pastures in pink ball battle

Root also wanted to “move on” from the Stokes saga.

02 Dec 2017 7:12 AM

Joe Root says he is ready for Ashes sledging war

“Potentially they might (sledge us about Stokes),” Root told reporters.

30 Oct 2017 5:47 AM

Ashes consistency key for Root’s England, says Michael Vaughan

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

England captain Joe Root eyes Ashes win post clinching Test series vs West Indies

Saturday's success was effectively sealed by James Anderson taking his Test-best figures of 7-42.

10 Sep 2017 1:20 PM

West Indies ready to rev up

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


England are beatable, insists West Indies legend Richards

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

ENG vs SA: Mountain to climb for Proteas

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

South Africa take charge of 2nd Test as England fumble

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 looking forward to new role as captain

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

Champions Trophy: England beats New Zealand by 87 runs

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 leads England to victory against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

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

Champions Trophy: England stifle Bangla Tigers

All-rounder Ben Stokes, who had been struggling for bowling fitness because of a knee injury.

02 Jun 2017 1:41 AM

Champions Trophy: England beats Bangladesh by 8 wickets

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

Thrill of taking wickets much better than scoring runs: Joe Root

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

Hales, Root tons take England to record ODI win over Windies

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 happy to rely on old friend Ben Stokes

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

Root to take Kohli-like approach as England captain

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

Root succeeds Cook as England Test captain

Batsman Joe Root has replaced Alastair Cook as captain of the England Test team.

13 Feb 2017 5:36 PM

Broad, not Root should lead England: Swann

Graeme Swann believes that Joe Root can do much better without the burden of captaincy on his back.

09 Feb 2017 3:54 PM

Hope to score more without burden of captaincy: Alastair Cook

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