Joe Root

The Ashes – England crumble at Melbourne to hand Ashes Urn to Australia

England crumbled on Day 3 of Melbourne Test Match to hand the Ashes Urn to Australia and lose the series by 3-0. It took only 15 more overs for Australian bowlers to rout the England batting lineup and bundle them out for 68. Australia won the 3rd test match...

The Ashes – England’s dismal performance left fans in disbelief

England finished the Day 2 of 3rd Ashes Test at Melbourne with another dismal performance. James Anderson brought the England team back into the contest with another superb spell. Australia's 1st innings finished with a lead of 82 runs with Anderson finishing with 33/4. However, the England's second innings left...

Dawid Malan pinpoints England’s mistakes in the first two Ashes Tests

England batter Dawid Malan pointed out the mistakes his team has made in the ongoing Ashes 2021-22 and is hopeful of a strong comeback in the Melbourne Test. While speaking to the reporters before the Boxing day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground the Englishmen said the players are hurting...

Ashes 2021-22: Anderson and Broad returns for the Adelaide Test

James Anderson and Stuart Broad have been included in England's 12-man squad for the second Test of the Ashes 2021-22 against Australia at the Adelaide Oval starting December 16. Mark Wood is the notable omission from the 12 man squad after bowling well in the first Test in Brisbane. The two...

Brendon McCullum unhappy with Root’s tactics in the first Test

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is not too pleased with the leadership skills of England's Test captain Joe Root. England lost the first Test of the Ashes 2021-22 to Australia by 9 wickets at the Gabba, Brisbane. While Speaking to SENZ Breakfast about the England skipper, McCullum said Root...

Shane Warne picks his top 5 Test batters; Kohli not in top 3

Australian legend Shane Warne has included Steve Smith, Joe Root and Virat Kohli in his list of the top 5 Test batters at the moment in world cricket. Talking on Fox Cricket, Warne named Australia's talisman Steve Smith as his number one Test batsman in the world at the moment....

“It’s a shame we couldn’t get through that initial period” – Joe Root

England captain Joe Root was disappointed with the way the team has performed in the Ashes opener. After having faced a thumping 9-wicket defeat against Australia at the Gabba, the visitors are now under pressure in the ongoing five-match Test series as well. Root shared his views on his side's...

Ashes 2021-22: James Anderson ommited from England’s squad for the first Test

James Anderson has been left out as England have announced their playing eleven for the first Test of the Ashes 2021-22 against Australia in Brisbane, starting December 8. England have opted for Ollie Pope ahead of Jonny Bairstow in their batting line-up for the first Ashes Test, and also included...

Kane Williamson to lead Wisden’s current World Test XI

Wisden has named its current World Test eleven which features four Indian players and Kane Williamson will lead the side after winning the inaugural WTC title. A select Wisden panel has picked a world Test XI, based on both current form and their overall record. It was up to the...

The Ashes 2021/22: [WATCH] – Joe Root sweats hard in the nets ahead of the much-awaited series

On November 6, the first group of England players landed in Queensland, Australia ahead of the first Ashes Test starting on December 8 in Gabba. Captain Joe Root, all-rounder Ben Stokes, opener Rory Burns, spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leach were part of the group.  The England cricketers will be...