Joe Root achieved another big milestone Joined the special club with legends like Sachin-Dravid and Cook


Former England captain Joe Root was dismissed for 11 runs in the first innings of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s. He is now only 100 runs away from completing his 10,000 runs in Test cricket. Although despite this small, he has achieved a big achievement in Test cricket. Root also now joins the special club along with legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Alastair Cook. He hit two fours after facing 15 balls in the first innings against the Kiwis. After completing 100 runs in Test cricket, Root will become the second England batsman after former captain Alastair Cook to score 10,000 runs.

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Completed 1000 runs against New Zealand

With 11 runs against New Zealand, Root has completed 1000 runs in Test cricket against the Kiwi team. He achieved this position in the 25th innings of 14 Test matches. Root has so far scored 1003 runs against New Zealand at an average of 40.12. During this, he has scored 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries. His highest score against New Zealand is 226 runs.

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4th player to score 1000 and above test runs against 7 teams

With this, Joe Root has made another achievement in Test cricket. He has become the fourth player to score 1000 or more Test runs against 7 or more teams. Root has joined the special club in this matter along with legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Alastair Cook. Root has achieved this feat against Pakistan, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa and India. He is the second England batsman to do so.

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31-year-old Root is now only 100 runs away from completing 10000 runs in Test cricket. He has scored 9900 runs in 217 innings of 118 Tests. Root can now achieve this feat in England’s second innings or in the second and third matches. He will be the 14th batsman in the world to achieve this special feat and the second England batsman after Alastair Cook.

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