20/05/2022

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Joe Root only behind Alastair Cook among England Test centurions

23 Centuries for Joe Root in Check cricket. Only Alastair Cook, with 33 tons, has much more for England in the format. Root shares the next location with Kevin Pietersen, who also scored 23 hundreds.

Most Check hundreds of years for England ESPNcricinfo Ltd

12 of Root’s 23 hundreds of years have occur in fifty five Assessments as captain, the joint-most by an England participant, alongside Cook.

six Selection of hundreds of years by Root in 2021. He is only the 3rd England batter with six Check tons in a calendar calendar year soon after Denis Compton in 1947 and Michael Vaughan in 2002.

Most Assessments 100s for England in a year ESPNcricinfo Ltd

six Root’s six hundreds of years in 2021 puts him guiding only Ricky Ponting in the record of most Check hundreds of years by a captain in a calendar calendar year, with the previous Australia captain hitting 7 tons in 2006. No England captain had hit much more than 4 Check hundreds of years in a solitary calendar year just before Root in 2021.

Most Check hundreds of years in a calendar year as captain ESPNcricinfo Ltd

8 Root now shares the report for most Check hundreds of years scored versus India with Gary Sobers, Viv Richards, Ponting and Steven Smith. His 8 hundreds are also the most by any individual in Assessments among England and India.

Most 100s in ENG-IND Tests ESPNcricinfo Ltd

1398 Root’s Check tally in 2021, the most by an England captain in a calendar calendar year, going earlier Cook’s 1364 operates throughout 14 Assessments in 2015. Only 3 captains have scored much more Check operates in a calendar year than Root’s 1398. Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith tops the record with 1656 operates scored in 2008.

875 Runs by Root versus India in Assessments in 2021. These are the 3rd-most operates by any participant in a calendar calendar year versus an opponent, guiding only Don Bradman’s 974 versus England in 1930 and Clive Lloyd’s 903, also versus India, in 1983.