Root delight as his 226 sets up England final day push

2019-12-02 10:38

Joe Root could not hide his delight after a masterful 226 ended his run drought and gave England a much-needed boost against New Zealand.

England 'disappointed' despite Root, Burns tons

2019-12-01 09:03

Despite centuries to Joe Root and Rory Burns England expressed disappointment at stumps on day three of the second Test against New Zealand.

Stokes backs under-fire England skipper Root

2019-11-27 13:43

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has come out in defence of captain Joe Root, who has been criticised following the crushing first Test defeat to New Zealand.

Ali in contention for Test recall for series in SA

2019-11-21 10:16

England captain Joe Root hinted Moeen Ali is in contention for a Test recall to South Africa as he "adds a different dimension" to the team.

Root buries Ashes agony, seeks redemption against NZ

2019-11-20 08:04

England captain Joe Root has declared himself free of any Ashes hangover as he looked to revive his fortunes and those of his team in the two-Test series in New Zealand starting on Thursday.

Root turning the clock back to rediscover batting form

2019-10-24 11:21

England Test captain Joe Root has linked up with a boyhood friend in a bid rediscover his best batting form.

Root under 'no pressure' despite Ashes failure

2019-09-10 16:17

Joe Root is under "no pressure" as England captain despite failing to wrest the Ashes from Australia's grasp, says outgoing coach Trevor Bayliss.

Root: Test defeat 'hard to take' as Australia retain Ashes

2019-09-08 21:00

Joe Root said he was "bitterly disappointed" after England slipped to defeat in the fourth Test against Australia despite a defiant effort to keep their Ashes dream alive.

Root urges England to take advantage of Smith absence

2019-08-22 07:02

England captain Joe Root wants his side to make the most of Australia star batsman Steve Smith's enforced absence from the third Ashes Test at Headingley.

Root expects England revival as Paine looks forward to 'special' Lord's

2019-08-13 19:53

England captain Joe Root is adamant his side will "come back strong" as they look to draw level in the Ashes.


Root's epic 226 gives England 101-run lead over Black Caps

2019-12-02 08:14

Joe Root's masterful 226 to highlight a return to form gave England a much-needed boost in the second Test against New Zealand.

Root, Burns hit tons as New Zealand make inroads

2019-12-01 07:10

New Zealand struck crucial blows late on Day 3 of the second Test to have England in trouble despite centuries from Joe Root and Rory Burns in Hamilton.

Root urges more from Archer as England slump to heavy defeat

2019-11-25 13:04

England captain Joe Root said rookie fast bowler Jofra Archer had a lot to learn as the tourists slumped to an innings defeat by New Zealand on Monday.

Root: Archer should not underestimate his own talent

2019-11-20 17:47

Captain Joe Root has urged fast bowler Jofra Archer to not underestimate his own talent as England start their two-match Test series in New Zealand

NZ and England put cricket rivalry to the Test

2019-11-19 10:41

New Zealand and England will take their cricketing rivalry into the Test arena after finding themselves evenly matched in recent limited-overs thrillers.

England's year a success despite missing out on Ashes, says Root

2019-09-11 21:30

Captain Joe Root said England's year could still be judged a success even if they fail to level the Ashes series against Australia.

Root wants to stay on as England captain after Ashes blow

2019-09-09 06:27

Joe Root is in no doubt he should remain as England's Test captain despite presiding over their first failure to win a home Ashes series in 18 years.

England aim to build on Stokes' heroics as Australia look to Smith

2019-09-04 06:37

Joe Root wants England to make the most of still being "very much alive" in the Ashes when the fourth Test against Australia starts at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Root glad to see Archer 'shake up things' on Test debut

2019-08-19 10:37

England captain Joe Root said fast bowler Jofra Archer had "lived up to the hype" with a dramatic Test debut against Australia at Lord's.

Archer confidence excites England captain Root

2019-08-13 18:05

England captain Joe Root says that he has no qualms about launching Jofra Archer's Test cricket career in the cauldron of an Ashes clash at Lord's.

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