Joseph Edward Root: Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Facts, & More

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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.

Bio
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
Hair Colour Blonde

 

Cricket
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
Coach/Mentor Not Known
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

 

Personal Life
Date of Birth 30 December 1990
Age (as in 2016) 26 Years
Birth Place Dore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality English
Hometown Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
School King Ecgbert School, Sheffield
College Worksop College in Worksop
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Matt Root
Mother– Helen Root

Brother– Billy Root (Younger)
Joe Root with his brother
Sisters– Wanda Root and Amanda Root
Religion Christian
Hobbies Playing guitar
Controversies Late night in a Birmingham nightclub, he got punched by Australian batsman David Warner in 2013.

 

Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Michael Vaughan
Bowler: James Anderson
Favourite Food Weetabix, chocolate chips and bacon sandwich
Favourite Actor Brad Pitt
Favourite Destination Barbados

 

Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Carrie Cotterill
Joe Root with Carrie Cotterill
Wife N/A

 

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.

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