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Tag Archives: Joe Root

Root’s epic 226 gives England 101-run lead over New Zealand

HAMILTON: Joe Root celebrated a timely return to form with a double ton as England forged a 101-run lead over New Zealand in the second Test in Hamilton on Monday. After the tourists had established a respectable total, tireless New Zealand short-ball specialist Neil Wagner ripped through the tail to ...

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England dig in to save first Test after Root falls cheaply

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: England lost captain Joe Root while crawling to 98 for four at lunch Monday as they battled to save the first Test against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui. Just 43 runs were scored from 31 overs in a two-hour session on the final morning during which Root was ...

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Ben Stokes and Archer promise bright England Test future

LONDON: Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer promise a glittering Test future for England but Joe Root’s men have work to do if they are to replicate their World Cup success in the five-day game. England’s focus on white-ball cricket paid off handsomely when they became world champions for the first ...

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Archer claims six, Australia all out for 179

HEADINGLEY: Six wickets to Jofra Archer has England on top after another intriguing day in this Ashes series as Australia were bowled out for 179 on the opening day of the third Test at Headingley. There was good sense in Joe Root’s decision. The clouds were low, the forecast was ...

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England beat Ireland by 143 runs at Lord’s

LONDON: Joe Root, England’s captain, has described the Lord’s pitch as “substandard for a Test match” after seeing his side run through Ireland for 38 on the third morning, securing victory by 143 runs. England had been skittled for 85 themselves on the first day and Root suggested conditions were ...

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Run to World T20 final can inspire England, Joe Root

MANCHESTER: England batsman Joe Root believes his team can draw confidence from their run to the 2016 World Twenty20 final as they attempt to win their first 50-over World Cup. England, who face Australia in the semi-finals today, were beaten by West Indies in the World T20 final three years ...

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Root excels as England thrash Windies

SOUTHAMPTON: Joe Root’s classy unbeaten century led England to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over West Indies in a one-sided World Cup match at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday. The result pushed England above India and Australia to No.2 on the table, just a point behind first-placed New Zealand, and suffice ...

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England dismiss Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up

LONDON: Afghanistan were bowled out for 160 against England as Jofra Archer and Joe Root took three wickets apiece in a World Cup warm-up match here at the Oval. Fast bowler Archer struck twice with the new ball before ending some late resistance from Mohammad Nabi. Afghanistan were in danger ...

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