Joe Root Wiki/ Biography
Joseph Edward Root was born on Dec 30, 1990. Joe Root age is 28 years. His nickname is Joe. Joe Root was born at Dore, Sheffield, England. He is a captain of cricket test team of England. His father Matt Root and mother Helen Root is an inspiration of him. He is a very good looking young boy with 6 ft in height and 70 Kg weight. He is having colored eyes with blonde hair. Joe Root net worth in 2019 is $3 million.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 28 years
- Hometown: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
- Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Capricorn
- Hair color: Blonde
- Eye Colour: Light Blue
- Body Measurements: chest – 38 inches; Waist – 32 inches; Biceps – 13 inches
- Height: 183 cm or 6′0″ ft or 1.83 m
- Weight: almost 70 kgs or 154 lbs
- Nickname: Rooty, Joe, the Golden Child,
- Jersey Number: 66
- International Debut: ODI debut – 11 January 2013 v India; Test debut – 13 December 2012 v India; T20 debut – 22 December 2012 v India
- Net Worth(Approx): $3 million
- Salary: NA
He has started and completed his school from King Ecgbert School. After his schooling, he joined Sheffield College were due to his good performance in cricket got a scholarship. His first teacher of the cricket field and later on the inspirational figure for him is Michael Vaughan.
Joe belongs to a cricket background family, his grandfather Rotherham was the captain of Yorkshire League. And he was the famous player of his age, and now he himself and his brother Billy Root is in the same field. Other than his brother he is having two sisters named Wanda Root and Amanda Root.
Joe Root Wife
Joe in his relationship was not that much famous person; he is kind of passionate person for the cricket. Joe Root has started dating with Carrie Cottrell and they were in love with each other. Joe Root became engaged to his girlfriend Carrie Cottrell in March 2016. They got married December 2018, but their son born in January 2017.
Joe Root Net Worth
Joe Root net worth is estimated about $3 million.
Joe Root Career
Joe Root is a famous name of the cricket; his passion for the cricket inherited to him from his grandfather, his family has genes of cricketers that is why we can call him a born cricketer. When he was in college, he earned a scholarship from the college after showing a good performance in the cricket. He was very famous among his friends, and they used to call him England future captain.
The love and passion for cricket is his best quality which you can see in the ground of cricket. He scored many centuries, and half centuries he plays about 80 test matches and scored runs 6,685 and played 126 ODI With score 5,090. In test series, he made 16 centuries and 41 half centuries while in ODI he made 14 centuries and 29 half centuries.
The career of Root is full of adventures, and his road of success is very vast, he won those matches which were not even believed to win, England many timed seems to lose the ground but with the entry of Root, many time coins flips in favor of England. He is a good player as well as a good omen for England.
Joe Root started his career in 2007 after joining Yorkshire second team. Then, he performed a series under 19 for England against Bangladesh in 2010. Where his performance was noticed and Yorkshire signed a 3 years professional contract with him and he gave his debut for the country championship in 2011 and made his name. In his first debut against India in Nagpur when England was on 139 with the loss of five he played for 289 minutes for England and scored 73 in one-day international series. He scored 50 runs in 4th ODI. The sparkling movement for the Yorkshire when Root with Johnny Bairstow scored 124 runs against New Zealand at Headingley.
In 2013, Ashes, he faced a new challenge; but he with all his dedication faced the challenge and scored 180 in second innings at Lord’s. In champion trophy, he was known as extraordinary English man after hitting 173. Due to his early fame, he retracted, and his scandal with David Warner became a most popular gossip of the town which was a negative impact on his career. But he composed himself, and within the same year he came back and started his journey from Ashes, then due to his hard work and brilliant performance got promoted, but in that match, he has failed to show his best performance. But selectors had faith on him, and he played a match against West Indies, where he showed his performance in ODI and won player of the series award.
In 2014, he scored 200 against Sri Lanka and against India scored 2 more centuries. Due to his excellent performance in fifteen member world cup squad, his name was on the top of the list. In lords, he made his best innings against Pakistan and made 254. After that, he was known as the best cricketer in the world.
Joe Root was known as the best player of the cricket world, and his continuous success helped him to win the captaincy of England team in 2017. His first game after captaincy was a home series against South Africa, and they won the series. Ashes visit proved as a learning curve for the Root, and he came to know that there is much space for him to learn as a captain.
Still, Joe is a batsman and considered as the best name of the cricket. He is listed among world’s top four batsmen.
Joe Root has a very interesting history of the debut; he made his first debut in test cricket was in 2012 when he scored 73 against India, and in 2013 he made his first century against New Zealand at Headingley. In the same year that is 2013 he also made his ODI debut against India. He also made his 20 20 debuts against India. In test cricket, ODI cricket and in twenty 20 he made his debut against India.
Some Interesting & Unknown Facts about Joe Root
- Bat Man is his favorite superhero.
- His friends used to call him Future Captain of England.
- He is not a smoke lover but drinks alcohol.
- Joe is a legendary name in the cricket history of England, and there is much more ahead for him to achieve.