Gaul: England captain Joe Root has reached fourth place in the list of batsmen scoring the most cricket test points for his country. Root left Kevin Pietersen and David Gower behind in this case.
Joe Root reaches
England captain Root (England) scored 186 in England’s first leg in the second test against Sri Lanka at Gaul International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. During that time, he hit a total of 18 fours. Root, who scored a brilliant double century in the first test, missed his double century in the second test by just 14 points. However, in the second inning, Root was only able to score 11 points. Despite this, England won the series 2–0.
Root (Joe Root) has scored 8,238 runs in 180 test cricket innings so far and has now reached fourth place in the list of scoring batsmen for England. Former captain Alastair Cook tops the list of batsmen who have scored the most cricket test points for England.
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Cook scored 12,472 races in 161 tests. He is followed by Graham Gooch, who has 8,900 leads. Alec Stewart is third with 8,463 points. After the rout, there are now Gower (8,231 races) and Peterson (8,181 races).
Sachin Tendulkar record for most races
In the list of batsmen who have scored the most in World Test cricket, Indian great batsman Sachin Tendulkar is number one. Sachin performed 15,921 runs in 200 tests. Sachin is followed by Ricky Ponting (13,378), Jacques Kallis (13,289 slopes) and Rahul Dravid (13,288 slopes).
Alarm bell in root form for India
The Indian team recently returned to India with a historic victory over Australia. At the same time, England beat Sri Lanka 2-0 in the Test Series. Both teams are in good shape and England will travel to India in February. In such a situation, there will be tough competition between the two teams. Now it will be interesting to see who lands on whom.
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The Indian team will certainly have the advantage of being at home, but the way England captain Joe Root behaves, England would not like to make the mistake of taking the England team lightly. .
Root’s record against India is fantastic
England captain Joe Root achieved his best form against Sri Lanka. Root has so far played a double century and a brilliant century in his two rounds on this tour.
In such a situation, there will be a big challenge to stop the course in front of the Indian team. Not only that, this best England batsman’s record was excellent against the Indian team. Root scored 1,421 points against India in 16 tests with an average of 56.4. During this time, it also marked four magnificent centuries.