Latest Cricket News Updates https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Tue 05 Mar 2024 Bazball is about how we can get the best out of each other as a team: Joe Root https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/HUQax2K465_drh-sevawcirc/bazball-is-about-how-we-can-get-the-best-out-of-each-other-as-a-team-joe-root.html Experienced England batter Joe Root has stated that his team’s 'Bazball' approach in Test cricket is not about being arrogant, but about getting the best out of each other. The batter was speaking after his defiant hundred in the fourth Test against India in Ranchi helped England recover after a poor start. It will thrill and frustrate in equal measure: Nasser Hussain on Joe Root’s failures due to Bazball https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/xfduy7ZZUf_drh-sevawcirc/it-will-thrill-and-frustrate-in-equal-measure-nasser-hussain-on-joe-roots-failures-due-to-bazball.html Amid massive criticism over his failures in the ongoing Test series against India due to his Bazball-related approach, former England captain Nasser Hussain has backed Joe Root to come good soon. Crawley 189, Root 84 put England in command of Manchester Test https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/KKx9KzQka4_drh-sevawcirc/crawley-189-root-84-put-england-in-command-of-manchester-test.html England opener Zak Crawley hammered a superb 189 off 182 balls, while Joe Root smashed 84 off 95 as the hosts gained control of the fourth Ashes 2023 Test against Australia at Old Trafford in Manchester on Thursday, July 20. Replying to Australia’s first innings total of 317, England went to stumps on Day 2 in a commanding position at 384/4. Root, Bairstow shine to put England in command in chase of 378 at Edgbaston https://m.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://m.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://m.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://m.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://m.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.