New Delhi: England captain Joe Root beat the bat brilliantly in the four-game test series between India and England (IND VS ENG). Where the dominance of Indian bowlers was visible at the start of the game. After lunch Joe Root and Sibli of England hit hard and brought the visiting team to a strong position.
Joe Root’s “Hundreds”
Joe Root on the ground of Chennai spoiled the line and length of Indian bowlers. Beating heavily, he ended his century in 164 bullets. This is the 20th century test of Root’s career.
100 Joe Root Test Match
England cricket team captain Joe Root plays his 100th test at MA Chidambaram stadium. Root became the third youngest player to play 100 tests. Root is the 15th English cricketer to complete hundreds of test matches. Root scored 8,249 points in 99 games before the Chennai test. This includes 19 centuries and 49 half centuries.
Root recorded this ‘record’
The age of Root (Joe Root) on the first day of the Chennai test is 30 37 days. The record for playing the 100th Test at the youngest in Test history is named after former England captain Alastair Cook, who competed in the 100th Test in 2013 at the age of 28 353 days.
Alastair Cook has played the more than 161 tests for England. After that the name of Sachin Tendulkar from India. Sachin performed his 100th Test in 2002 at the age of 29 134 days.
Sachin Tendulkar also played the 200th test of his career in 2013. He is the only test cricketer to reach this milestone. Sachin retired in 2013.
Joe Root made his debut against India
Incidentally, Root (Joe Root) also played his first Test against India in India. He became the third cricketer to make his debut in the same country and play the 100th test. Root made his India debut in 2012. That year England won the series 2–1.
Karl Hooper and Kapil Dev are the other two cricketers who made their test debuts and 100th test in the same country. While Kapil made his Pakistan debut in Pakistan and played the 100th Test at home against him, Hooper made his debut against India and played the 100th Test against India.