New Delhi. Former captain of England cricket team Joe Root (Joe Root) cheaply returned to the pavilion in the first innings of the first Test match of the series against New Zealand (ENG vs NZ 1st Test). Colin Grandhomme gave a big blow to hosts England by getting Root caught by Tim Southee on a private score of 11 runs. However, Root managed to register a big achievement in his short innings. Right-handed batsman Root completed 1000 runs in Test matches against New Zealand during this period. Along with this, Root is a legend in the case of scoring one thousand or more runs against seven teams. Sachin Tendulkar (Sachin Tendulkar) has entered the club.
Joe Root hit 2 fours in 15 balls in the first innings of Lord’s Test (ENG vs NZ Lords Test). He completed one thousand runs in the Test match against New Zealand in the 25th innings of 14 Tests. Root has scored a total of 1003 runs against the Kiwi team. Veteran batsman Root has scored two centuries and 5 half-centuries against New Zealand during this period. Root’s highest individual score against the Kiwi team is 226 runs.
Joe Root has become the fourth batsman overall to score 1000 or more Test runs against seven different teams. During this, he entered the elite club of compatriot former captain Alastair Cook, legendary Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. The teams against whom Root has scored a thousand or more runs in Test cricket are from Pakistan, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa and India.
Root is 100 runs away from becoming 10 Hazari in Test
Joe Root is 100 runs away from the magic figure of ten thousand runs in Test cricket. Ten Hazari will join the club as soon as Root scores 100 runs. He will become the second English batsman after Alastair Cook to achieve this feat. Talking about the first Test, New Zealand were bundled out for 132 runs in the first innings. Answer The condition of England is also bad. By the end of the first day’s play, the hosts had lost their seven wickets for 116 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 03, 2022, 13:16 IST