English cricketer is ready to make IPL debut at the age of 32
As soon as you hear the name, the ground will slip under your feet
New Delhi. The Indian Premier League 2023 is starting from 31st March. The first match of the 16th season of the prestigious league will be played between last year’s winner Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings, who have won the title four times. The Rajasthan Royals team will start this season on April 2. During this, he will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad. This match of both the teams will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
When the Rajasthan Royals team will enter the field, the eyes of the fans will be fixed on a veteran player. It is none other than England’s star cricketer Joe Root. Root was desperate to participate in the IPL for the last several seasons, but he could not find any buyer. However, his dream has now come true. In IPL 2023, he is going to be seen appearing for Rajasthan Royals.
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Joe Root’s current age is 32 years. He has performed commendably in all three formats of cricket for England. Despite this, the franchise was not showing interest in him for the last several seasons. But this time the Rajasthan team has staked a claim on him. RR’s team has added him for IPL 2023 for an amount of one crore rupees.
Joe Root’s International Cricket Career:
Joe Root has played a total of 319 international matches for England so far. Meanwhile, 18048 runs have come out of his bat in 414 innings. Root has 10948 runs in Test cricket, 6207 runs in ODIs and 893 runs in T20 International cricket.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 31, 2023, 06:00 IST