Australian documentary 'motivates' England skipper Root for Ashes

2020-03-30 21:04

England Test captain Joe Root has said watching the first few episodes of a documentary about the Australian cricket team has been a "motivator" ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes.

England skipper Root still in training despite virus

2020-03-24 20:12

There may be no training nets for them to attend right now but England captains Joe Root and Heather Knight are still following personalised programmes.

England start Sri Lanka tour on front foot

2020-03-07 15:19

Joe Root and Jos Buttler kicked off England's tour of Sri Lanka with half-centuries as the tourists were bowled out for 316 on day one of their opening warm-up match in Katunayake.

Root defends use of Archer

2020-02-09 14:28

England Test captain Joe Root defended his use of Jofra Archer after the paceman was ruled out for around three months.

Root says 'sky is the limit' as England seal series win

2020-01-27 19:21

England captain Joe Root believes "the sky is the limit" for his team as the tourists completed a 3-1 series victory over South Africa.

STATS | Root equals unwanted record with 28-run over

2020-01-21 11:32

England skipper Joe Root equalled an unwanted record on the final day of the third Test against the Proteas at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

Faf returns to happy hunting ground as SA look for change of fortune in PE

2020-01-14 18:07

SA captain Faf du Plessis returns to one of his most productive venues, seeking a change of form and fortune in the third Test against England.

England ready to support scrapping 5-day Tests

2019-12-31 17:30

Five-day Test matches could become a thing of the past from 2023 after England supported calls to cut them by a day, according to Tuesday's Daily Telegraph.

'Frustrated' Root says illness is no excuse after loss

2019-12-29 19:35

England skipper Joe Root refused to use illness as an excuse following their loss to the Proteas in the opening Test at Centurion in Pretoria.

Root concerned about sick bowlers as England, SA 'A' draw

2019-12-22 16:45

England captain Joe Root admitted that the illness of three front-line bowlers was a concern with the start of a Test series against South Africa only four days away.


Root trying to make most of enforced break

2020-03-30 16:09

England Test captain Joe Root wants to make the most of some unexpected extra time with his family as he urged his side to reflect on their game.

England's Root backs decision to scrap Sri Lanka tour

2020-03-14 15:58

England Test captain Joe Root has backed the decision to abandon the Test tour of Sri Lanka over the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus forces England to ditch hand shakes in Sri Lanka

2020-03-02 21:14

England captain Joe Root says his players will not be shaking hands on their tour of Sri Lanka in a bid to avoid the coronavirus.

Du Plessis, Root play down on-field incident

2020-01-27 19:48

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says that an incident involving England's Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad was just a case of him standing up to opponents.

Root facing 'really good selection headache' as Archer nears return

2020-01-23 20:58

England captain Joe Root was looking forward to the prospect of two of the world's fastest bowlers operating on a pace-friendly pitch in the final Test against South Africa.

Root hails 'brilliant' England after crushing win over South Africa

2020-01-20 17:09

England captain Joe Root has hailed a complete performance by his team after they beat South Africa by an innings and 53 runs in the third Test at St George's Park.

'Golden nugget' Stokes inspires England to series-levelling win

2020-01-07 20:53

England captain Joe Root described Ben Stokes as a "golden nugget" after the all-rounder produced a match-clinching spell of bowling to secure a win over South Africa.

Root points to 1st innings collapse as reason for Test defeat

2019-12-30 21:27

England captain Joe Root felt his side's first-innings collapse was central to their 107-run defeat to South Africa in the first Test in Pretoria.

Stokes, Woakes add to England uncertainties against Proteas

2019-12-24 19:32

England will have to make "a very late call" on their playing XI for the first Test against South Africa captain Joe Root says.

Kallis: Proteas will look to target under-fire Root

2019-12-21 12:08

Jacques Kallis says South Africa will target under-pressure England captain Joe Root during the upcoming Test series.

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