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.

Sibley, captain Root in the runs as England make strong start in SA

2019-12-17 18:02

Dom Sibley made a solid half-century and said England had "a good run-out" on the first day of their two-day match against a Cricket South Africa Invitation XI.

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.


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.

England seek Proteas cure for travel sickness

2019-12-16 07:14

How do England score enough runs and take 20 wickets a match to be a competitive Test side away from home?

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.

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