Root urges England to stand up in crucial Test

2017-12-13 10:02

Captain Joe Root has challenged his England team to stand up and keep the Ashes series alive in the crucial third Test against Australia.

England 'massively' still in Ashes fight - Root

2017-12-06 13:03

Captain Joe Root says England are "still massively" in the Ashes series after a second heavy Test defeat to Australia.

Root seeks to score 'heavily' at alma mater

2017-12-01 10:25

Joe Root says he hopes to "contribute heavily" with the bat as England seek to bounce back in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

Keep backing yourselves, Root tells England

2017-11-27 08:36

Captain Joe Root has urged his players to keep backing themselves as Ashes holders England head into a crucial second Test against Australia.

Gibson wishes England well for the Ashes

2017-11-22 21:13

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson has wished England's Joe Root and squad as the first Ashes Test soon gets underway at the Gabba.

England name team for first Ashes Test

2017-11-22 09:53

Jake Ball has won England's fourth seamer spot for the Ashes Test series opener after being passed fit to play against Australia at the Gabba.

Root tells Australia to 'bring it on' for Ashes

2017-11-14 11:09

England captain Joe Root has told Australia to "bring it on", vowing to fight fire with fire as his team expect a hostile reception at the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

Root, Cook out cheaply for England

2017-11-04 14:05

Mark Stoneman and James Vince were in the runs but skipper Joe Root was dismissed cheaply as England made a solid start to their Ashes tour in Perth.

Billings backs 'inspirational' Root for Ashes glory

2017-10-30 21:21

England limited overs talent Sam Billings has backed Joe Root to lead England to glory in what he feels will be a close Ashes Test series.

Root ready for Ashes without Stokes

2017-10-27 16:27

England captain Joe Root said his side were prepared to be without Ben Stokes for the whole of their upcoming Ashes tour of Australia.


Australia pacers competing for Root's wicket

2017-12-12 22:18

Josh Hazelwood has revealed that Australia's pace bowlers are competing with each other to see who can knock over England captain Joe Root.

Root: Smith's laughter could be used as motivation

2017-12-01 13:14

England captain Joe Root has suggested that Australia skipper Steve Smith's laughter could be used as motivation.

England not amused by 'headbutt' laughs

2017-12-01 10:04

Captain Joe Root says England will use Australia's glee over Jonny Bairstow's headbutt controversy as motivation for the Adelaide Test.

Good signs for Australia with Root, Cook in check - Starc

2017-11-26 18:34

Mitchell Starc says there are encouraging signs for Australia after winning the early battles with England's top batting duo Joe Root and Alastair Cook.

Spotlight falls on Smith, Root on Ashes stage

2017-11-22 13:15

Two of the world's best batsmen will be in opposition when Australia's Steve Smith and England's Joe Root both lead their countries for the first time in an Ashes Test at Brisbane.

'Gabbatoir' nightmares await Root's England

2017-11-20 10:23

Joe Root's tourists will have to conquer England's historical psychological demons at the 'Gabbatoir' if they are to avoid another losing Ashes start.

Anderson open to vacant vice-captaincy

2017-11-06 08:50

Veteran pace spearhead James Anderson says he is open to replacing suspended Ben Stokes as England vice-captain for the coming Ashes Test series.

Root urges England 'character' under Ashes barrage

2017-11-03 12:50

Captain Joe Root on Friday urged England to show "character" under an expected Ashes barrage in Australia as he dismissed comparisons with the horror tour of 2013.

Root says Warner talk of Ashes war 'extreme'

2017-10-27 20:24

England captain Joe Root says that it's "extreme" of Australia adversary David Warner to compare the upcoming Ashes series to "war".

Vaughan: Root must 'lie a bit' to team-mates

2017-10-20 08:08

England captain Joe Root must convince his team they can win in Australia, even if he has to "lie a bit and con" them, says Michael Vaughan.

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