Latest Cricket News Updates https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from 2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Tue 16 Aug 2022 Root, Bairstow shine to put England in command in chase of 378 at Edgbaston https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/QCAaOLo2YA_drh-sevawcirc/root-bairstow-shine-to-put-england-in-command-in-chase-of-378-at-edgbaston.html Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow added an unbroken 150 runs for the fourth wicket at Edgbaston as England seized control of proceedings on day four in what seemed like a challenging chase of 378. Root returned unbeaten on 76 off 112 balls while Bairstow scored 72 not out in only 87 balls as the hosts transferred the pressure onto the visitors by stumps on Day 4. England now need only 119 runs to complete yet another chase in a home Test. They beat New Zealand 3-0 by chasing down significant targets in all three matches of the series. Captaincy had started to have an unhealthy effect on the rest of my life: Joe Root https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/l25H8PETWW_drh-sevawcirc/captaincy-had-started-to-have-an-unhealthy-effect-on-the-rest-of-my-life-joe-root.html Former England Test skipper Joe Root has stated that captaincy had begun to have an “unhealthy effect” on his daily life, which is why he took the decision to quit. The 31-year-old stepped down as England captain in April and passed on the baton to experienced all-rounder Ben Stokes. I believe I am the right man to take this team forward: Joe Root https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ge06Y91QGV_drh-sevawcirc/i-believe-i-am-the-right-man-to-take-this-team-forward-joe-root.html England Test skipper Joe Root on Sunday asserted that he believes he is the right man to take England forward in the longer format of the game. The under-fire cricketer made the comments after the visitors went down to Australia by 146 runs in the final Ashes Test in Hobart, thus losing the Ashes series 4-0. Set to chase 271 for victory, England crumbled from 68 for no loss to 124 in yet another pathetic batting display. It's a small step forward: Joe Root on England escaping with draw in Sydney Test https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ggVQ13TrrC_drh-sevawcirc/its-a-small-step-forward-joe-root-on-england-escaping-with-draw-in-sydney-test.html England captain Joe Root praised the team for showing some fight after the visitors hung on for a draw in the fourth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday. England were set an improbable target of 388 to clinch the SCG Test. However, a draw was the only option for them to save some face. They hung on by the narrowest of margins, with just one wicket in hand, to ensure that they would not be whitewashed. Just trust yourself: Steve Smith’s words of advice for Joe Root https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/QDmTnXhj1P_drh-sevawcirc/just-trust-yourself-steve-smiths-words-of-advice-for-joe-root.html Australia’s stand-in captain Steve Smith had some words of advice for England captain Joe Root following the 2nd Ashes Test in Adelaide on Monday. England showed some fight on Day 5 but eventually went down by 275 runs in the pink-ball Test as the hosts took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Resuming at 82 for 4, England were bowled out for 192 as Jhye Richardson claimed five wickets. India vs England: We have been able to keep Kohli quiet because of extremely good effort from bowlers, says Root https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Cej59TcKJ4_drh-sevawcirc/india-vs-england-we-have-been-able-to-keep-kohli-quiet-because-of-extremely-good-effort-from-bowlers-says-root.html England captain Joe Root on Tuesday credited his bowlers for not allowing Indian captain Virat Kohli to score a lot of runs in the first three Tests of the five-match series. However, he exercised caution and added that England must keep Kohli quiet for the next two Tests as well to win the Test series. Joe Root reflected on the Lord's Test and some of the decisions he made: Chris Silverwood https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ymcPlah4zM_drh-sevawcirc/joe-root-reflected-on-the-lords-test-and-some-of-the-decisions-he-made-chris-silverwood.html England head coach Chris Silverwood has stated that England captain Joe Root learnt from his mistakes in the Lord's Test and made the adjustments at Headingley. England dominated the Lord’s Test but some baffling tactics on the last day saw them lose focus and concede the Test by 151 runs. The hosts, however, hit back hard at Headingley and trampled India by an innings and 76 runs to level the five-match series 1-1. Joe Root his splendid 180 not out as England gain slender lead at Lord’s https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/7ydJnCsD1M_drh-sevawcirc/joe-root-his-splendid-180-not-out-as-england-gain-slender-lead-at-lords.html England captain Joe Root struck his 22nd Test hundred as England took a 27-run lead over India in the second Test at Lord’s on Saturday. Root remained not out on 180 as England responded with a spirited 391 to India’s first-innings total of 364. After India squandered the advantage with the bat, they couldn’t stop England from going past India’s total as well.