Joe Root Has Lived Up To His Reputation In More Ways Than One

Cricket Today|June 19, 2020

Joe Root Has Lived Up To His Reputation In More Ways Than One
It was also an auspicious start to his career for the Test was drawn and England won a series in India for the first time in 28 years with Root playing his part with scores of 73 and 20 not out...
Partab Ramchand

When Joe Root took strike for the first time in a Test - against India at Nagpur in December 2012 – it was quickly obvious that one, he would be a future England batting great and two, he was a future England captain. Sometimes one need not see a cricketer in action for a prolonged period to reach certain conclusions. The class just oozes and this was in the case of the right-handed batsman, then just days away from his 22nd birthday. It was also an auspicious start to his career for the Test was drawn and England won a series in India for the first time in 28 years, with Root playing his part with scores of 73 and 20 not out.

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June 19, 2020