Joe Root played an explosive inning of 20 runs in the match.
Joe Root’s team faced defeat by 101 runs.
New Delhi. Hardly anyone would doubt Joe Root’s batting. If there was any shortcoming in his career, it was his T20 performance. The former England captain has also given a befitting reply to his criticisms in T20 cricket. Root has done a bang during the International League T20 (ILT20) match on Thursday. Root played some great shots all around the ground at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. After seeing these shots of his, the fans have now started calling him the new ‘Mr. 360’, while some fans are saying that Joe Root has started showing his colors even before the IPL.
Joe Root, playing for Dubai Capitals, hit three brilliant boundaries against Gulf Giants. However, Root’s flamboyant innings came to an end after being dismissed for 20 runs. His explosive innings could not be of any use to the team, as Dubai Capitals faced a crushing defeat by 101 runs in the match.
The video of Joe Root’s explosive batting soon went viral and fans are also commenting fiercely on it. A Twitter user said that Root is preparing for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Gulf Giants scored 181 runs in the match. Gulf captain James Vince scored the highest 76 runs. Joe Root made a great start chasing the target, but he returned to the pavilion after scoring 20 runs in 19 balls. The innings of Dubai Capitals was reduced to just 80 runs.
Special shots from Joe Root in ILT20.pic.twitter.com/wM9sHf8Csl
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 20, 2023, 17:30 IST