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IND vs ENG Live: Joe Root ready to punish Team India once again, eyes Big Sachin Tendulkar RECORD at Edgbaston: Check OUT

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IND vs ENG Live – Joe Root vs INDIA Record:  England star batter Joe Root will be eyeing a big record when England take on India at Edgbaston in rescheduled 5th Test. Root who is in dream form is closing in on batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and another 183 runs could see him surpass the Indian maestro for most runs in India vs England series. Follow All India tour of England LIVE Updates & India vs England LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN.

  • India play England in the rescheduled Test match at Edgbaston on Friday, July 1
  • Joe Root has been in great form since relinquishing captaincy and scored two hundreds in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand
  • Sachin Tendulkar currently leads the chart for most runs scored between the two nations in Test match cricket with 2535
  • If Joe Root scores 183 in two innings against India at Edgbaston, he will surpass Tendulkar for most runs between India vs England matches.

IND vs ENG Live: Joe Root ready to punish Team India once again, eyes Big Sachin Tendulkar RECORD at Edgbaston: Check OUT

IND vs ENG Live: Joe Root ready to punish Team India once again, eyes Big Sachin Tendulkar RECORD at Edgbaston: Check OUT

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Joe Root needs 183 runs to surpass Sachin Tendulkar –

As things stand, Joe Root needs 183 more runs to surpass Sachin Tendulkar for most runs between India and England in Test match cricket. Root currently is fourth in the standing and is the also highest run-gutter amongst active cricketers.

Alongside Tendulkar, Joe Root trails only former India captain Sunil Gavaskar and England captain Alastair Cook.

Currently, Root needs 131 runs to break Sunil Gavaskar’s record and with the kind of form he is in it can’t be ruled out that Joe Root won’t surpass Gavaksar and if not Tendulkar.

Root has 2353 runs in 24 matches comprising 43 innings at an average of 60.33 and strike rate of 54.95. He has also scored 8 centuries and 10 half-centuries against India, highest for any England batter.

IND vs ENG Live: Joe Root ready to punish Team India once again, eyes Big Sachin Tendulkar RECORD at Edgbaston: Check OUT

Joe Root needs 79 more runs to become England’s highest scorer against India-

  • Currently, Alastair Cook has scored the most amount of runs in Test match cricket against India.
  • Joe Root needs 79 more runs to surpass the former England captain and has the desired firepower to do so.
  • Root is one of only three English batters to feature in the Top 10 for the most run-getters alongside Cook and Graham Gooch (eighth).
  • He will now be presented with a golden opportunity to surpass all of them to become the top-run getter.

IND vs ENG Live: Joe Root ready to punish Team India once again, eyes Big Sachin Tendulkar RECORD at Edgbaston: Check OUT

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Root already better than Virat Kohli and Dravid-

  • Joe Root is already above Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid for most runs in between the two nations.
  • Kohli is on the verge of 2000 runs while and he needs just 40 more runs to reach the landmar. Dravid, who is the current coach of the Indian side and scored 1950 runs against the English opposition.
  • When it comes to the averages, Root also has the best average in the Top 10 batters with 54.95.
  • In the current series, Cheteshwar Pujara is the only other player featuring in the Top 10 and can go past Graham Gooch in eighth position.
  • The next active English player on the list is Jonny Bairstow who has 803 runs to his name.

IND vs ENG Highest Run Getters-

Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave
Sachin Tendulkar (INDIA) 1990-2012 32 53 4 2535 193 51.73
Sunil Gavaskar (INDIA) 1971-1986 38 67 2 2483 221 38.20
Alastair Cook (ENG) 2006-2018 30 54 3 2431 294 47.66
Joe Root (ENG) 2012-2021 24 43 4 2353 218 60.33
Virat Kohli (INDIA) 2012-2021 27 48 3 1960 235 43.55

 

IND vs ENG Live: Joe Root ready to punish Team India once again, eyes Big Sachin Tendulkar RECORD at Edgbaston: Check OUT

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