In this article you will come to know about the cricketer joe root. Some unknown facts have been revealed and his complete biodata is provided.
|Real Name||Joseph Edward Root|
|Nickname||Joe, Shorty, The Golden Child|
|Profession||England Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 38 Inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|Eye Colour||Light Blue|
|International Debut||Test– 13 December 2012 vs India in Nagpur
ODI– 11 January 2013 vs India in Rajkot
T20– 22 December 2012 vs India in Mumbai
|Jersey Number||#5, 66 (England)
#5 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Yorkshire, England, England XI|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||Australia and India|
|Favourite Shot||Straight drive|
|Records (main ones)||• His debut Test match innings of 73 runs in 289-minute is the 6th longest innings by an English batsman on debut.
• 1st ever Yorkshire batsman to hit an ODI hundred at Headingley
• 3rd third highest run-scorer in cricket history after 25 Tests, ahead of him were Brian Lara and Rahul Dravid
• His 83 runs of just 44 balls in ICC World T20 2016 match against South Africa was the 2nd best chase in T20Is and the best chase in World T20s.
|Career Turning Point||Getting Man of the Series award for England Under-19 against Bangladesh Under-19 in 2010|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Michael Vaughan
Bowler: James Anderson
|Favourite Food||Weetabix, chocolate chips and bacon sandwich|
|Favourite Actor||Brad Pitt|
|Girls, Family & More|
SOME LESSER KNOWN FACTS ABOUT JOE ROOT
- Joe was the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2014.
- His grandfather Rotherham CC was a fomer Yorkshire captainand his younger brother Billy is a MCC cricketer.
- His college team-mates used to call him FEC i.e. Future England Captain.
- He took over the captaincy from Alastair Cook in February 2017, with the latter stepping down after a four-year stint.
- He is a prankster, both on and off the field.
- His favourite super hero is Batman.