Joe Root centuries and records across formats

Joe Root centuries and records across formats

Joe Root completed his 47th international century on Friday. Let us take a look at Joe Root centuries and records across formats.

After a string of failures, Joe Root scored his 31st Test century to steer his team out of trouble in Ranchi. Root swayed away from the ‘Bazball’ approach on Day 1 to register his first century in their series against India. Let us take a look Joe Root centuries and his records across formats.

Joe Root total Test centuries

As mentioned above, Joe Root smashed his 31st Test century. Apart from that, he has also scored 60 fifty-plus scores in the longest format of the game. Joe Root has an excellent average of 49.32 with 254 being his highest score in the red-ball format.

Joe Root international centuries

Joe Root made his debut way back in 2012. Since then, he has been a consistent member of the English side. Apart from playing 138 Test matches, Root has represented England in 171 ODIs and 32 T20Is. Overall, he has smashed 47 centuries across all three formats of the game.

Joe Root records vs India

Joe Root has been a force against India. He became the first batter to score ten Test centuries against India. Root went level with legendary Australia captain Ricky Ponting to register the most fifty-plus scores against India. This was his 20th fifty-plus score against India, scoring over 2,600 runs in 52 Test matches at an average of over 57. 


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