India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

Nov 29, 2016

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

Joe Root’s determination and Haseem Hameed’s grit were not enough for England as India won the third test by eight wickets inside four days to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Tuesday. Playing his first test in eight years, Parthiv Patel smashed ...

Root's century leads England in third test

Jan 16, 2016

Root's century leads England in third test

Joe Root made his ninth test century to keep England on track against South Africa in the third test on Friday — and maybe keep the tourists in line for a long-awaited series win over the Proteas. Root was 106 not out and England ...

Oct 23, 2015

Root defiant after Pakistan makes early inroads

Joe Root’s unbeaten half-century helped stuttering England reach 182 for three at the close on the second day of the second test on Friday after Pakistan’s seam and spin attack ran through the tourists’ top order. Pakistan, playing in its adopted United Arab Emirates ...

Root century too much for Australia

Jul 21, 2013

Root century too much for Australia

Joe Root’s unbeaten 178 left Australia needing to make cricket history if it was to prevent England going 2-0 up with three to play in the Ashes. England was 333 for five in its second innings, a colossal lead of 566 runs, at stumps ...