Joe Root

Joe Root

Who is Joe Root?

Joe Root is an English cricketer who is the current captain of the England Test Team. He is a right-handed batsman. He is currently ranked sixth in Test batting and seventh in ODI batting rankings. As of June 2019, he has scored 16 Test and ODI centuries. He made his debut for England in the 2012 Test series in India and made his ODI and Twenty20 International debuts on the same tour, before scoring his maiden Test century at his home ground of Headingley the following spring against New Zealand. Overall, he is a very talented cricketer. 

How old is Joe Root?

Joe celebrated his 28th birthday on December 30 as of 2018. 

What is the birth name of Joe Root?

His birth name is Joseph Edward Root. 

When and Where was Joe Root born?

Joe Root was born on 30th December 1990 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England.

What is the nationality and ethnicity of Joe Root?

Joe holds English nationality and his ethnicity is White. 

Who are the parents of Joe Root?

He was born to a father, Matt Root, and a mother, Helen Root. He has a younger brother, William Thomas "Billy" Root. 

Which college did Joe Root attend? 

Joe attended King Ecgbert School, Sheffield. He later attended Workshop College on a cricket sports scholarship. 

What is the religion and horoscope sign of Joe?

His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Capricorn.

Who is Joe Root's wife?

Moving towards the personal life of Joe Root, he is a married man. He was married to Carrie Cotterell on 1st December 2018. The couple got engaged in March 2016. The couple has a son born in January 2017. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

How tall is Joe Root?

Joe Root is a very handsome person with blue eyes and dark brown hair. He stands at a height of 1.83 m or 6 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of 154 lbs or 70 kg. He has an average body build. His other body measurements will be added soon.

What is the net worth of Joe Root?

Joe Root is a very successful cricketer. His net worth is estimated to be $3 million as of 2019. His exact salary has not been revealed yet. His major source of income comes from salary, bonuses, prize money, and endorsements. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings. 

What makes Joe Root famous?

  • Joe made his Yorkshire Second Team debut on 18th July 2007 against Derbyshire at Abbeydale Park where he scored 57, putting on 133 for the first wicket with Adam Lyth.
  • He was named Player of the Tournament. 
  • He then led the team to win ProARCH trophy in Abu Dhabi. 
  • He made his Yorkshire first-team debut against Essex in Yorkshire's final Pro40 match of the season. 
  • After that, he signed a 3-year professional contract with Yorkshire. 
  • He was selected for the U19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand and he made his Test debut against India in the year 2012. 
  • He made his Twenty20 debut in the second of a two-match series against India in the same year, 2012.
  • He made his ODI debut against India in 2012. 
  • He became the first batsman to start his ODI career with six consecutive scores of over 30. 
  • He scored his first Test century against New Zealand in the year 2013. 
  • He also became the first Yorkshire player to score their first Test century at Headingley. 
  • He took his first Test wicket in the 2013 Ashes series. 
  • He got Ed Cowan out in the second innings. 
  • He became the youngest English player to score a century at a World Cup after he scored 121 runs against Sri Lanka in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. 
  • In 2015, he became the youngest ever English batsman to make three Ashes centuries.
  • He reached the number one position in the ICC Test batting rankings. 
  • He became only the 3rd player to score a fifty and to take at least a wicket in an ICC World T20 final. 
  • England lost to West Indies in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 final. 
  • He became the full-time Test captain of England in February 2017 after Alastair Cook resigned. 
  • He became the third-fastest batsman in September 2017 to score 4,000 runs in ODIS (91), in terms of a number of innings. 
  • He scored a total of 800 runs from 19 innings in 2018 ODIs. 
  • In the year 2018, he became the first English captain to win a test series in Sri Lanka since 2001. 
  • It was his first test series away win as captain. 
  • He played in his 250th international match for England during the 2019 Cricket World Cup. 
  • On 21st June 2019, in the match against Sri Lanka, he played in his 250th international match for England.
Joe Root
Quick Facts of Joseph Root
Celebrated Name Joe Root
Age 29 years old
Nick Name Joe
Birth Name Joseph Edward Root
Birth Date 1990-12-30
Gender Male
Profession Cricketer
Birth Nation England
Nationality English
Place of Birth Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ethnicity White
Father Matt Root
Mother Helen Root
Brother William Thomas "Billy" Root
Education Workshop College
Religion Christian
Horoscope Capricorn
Marital Status Married
Wife Carrie Cotterell
Height 1.83 m or 6 feet and 10 inches
Weight 154 lbs or 70 kg
Net Worth $3 million
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