JOHANNESBURG, Jan 25: Captain Joe Root and prodigy Ollie Pope both hit half centuries on Saturday and put together a 101-run partnership that took England to 300 for seven wickets at lunch on the second day of the fourth test against South Africa at The Wanderers.

PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 21: England have set the template for how they want to play test cricket by hitting a big score early that allows them to then dictate the game, said captain Joe Root after they won the third test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

Burns, Root lay solid platform for England

September 12, 2019 19:10 pm

LONDON, Sept 12: Rory Burns and Joe Root took advantage of a lacklustre display by Australia to lift England to 86 for one at lunch on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes test at The Oval on Thursday.

LONDON, Sept 12: Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and put England in to bat in the fifth and final Ashes test at The Oval on Thursday.

LONDON, August 14: England captain Joe Root expects his side to fight back hard against Australia when the second Ashes test starts at Lord’s on Wednesday.

PALLEKELE, Nov 18: England captain Joe Root was particularly pleased that he practiced what he preached after his sublime century set up the team’s series-clinching victory in the second test against Sri Lanka on Sunday.