Joe Root becomes highest run scorer of England I india vs england 1st test match joe root becomes highest run getter in international cricket for england surpasses alastair cook

Joe Root becomes highest run scorer of England I india vs england 1st test match joe root becomes highest run getter in international cricket for england surpasses alastair cook

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  • Joe Root surpasses Alastair Cook to become the highest run-scorer
  • Joe Root became the highest international run scorer for England
  • Joe Root needs 22 runs to overtake Alastair Cook

NottinghamJoe Root achieved a huge achievement on the first day of the first Test against India in Nottingham on Wednesday. Joe Root surpassed Alastair Cook to become the highest run-scorer for England in international cricket. Joe Root needed 22 runs to surpass Cook’s figures of 15,737 runs. Root achieved this feat in England’s first innings with a brilliant cover drive in the 33rd over by Mohammad Siraj.

Joe Root is unbeaten on 52 till tea time. He scored 50 half-centuries of his Test career with the help of 9 fours in 91 balls. Root scored his 11th half-century against India. England scored 138 runs in 50.2 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.

Joe Root has scored 36 centuries and 89 half-centuries in international cricket at an average of 48.65. Which route’s average is better. Cook’s average was 42.88. Root holds the record for scoring the most international runs in 366 innings. At the same time, Alastair Cook scored this run in 387 innings.

England’s highest international run scorers are Kevin Pietersen (13,779 runs), Ian Bell (13,331 runs), Graham Gooch (13,190 runs) and Alec Stewart (13,140 runs) at number three, fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. are on. David Gower, Andrew Strauss, Marcus Trescothick and Eoin Morgan complete the top-10 list.

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By the way, if we talk about the world, this record is recorded in the name of Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has scored 34,357 runs. Root occupies the 29th place in the list of highest international run scorers. After Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara (28,016), Ricky Ponting (27,483), Mahelajayawardene (25,957) and Jacques Kallis (25,534) are in the top-5 in terms of scoring the most international runs. In terms of scoring the most Test runs in England in Test matches, Joe Root is in third place. Cook (12,472) and Graham Gooch (8,900) are in first and second place.

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