Former England Test captain Joe Root has been one of the most prolific batters in world cricket in the longest format of the game. He made his debut in 2012 against India in the historic series played at the time. Talking about his Test career, he has played 135 games and has 11416 averaging 50.29 with 20 hundreds. During this, he has played a lot of match-winning innings and in this listicle, we will have a look at them.
Top 5 best Test innings of Joe Root
1. 254 against Pakistan in 2016
In the second Test in Manchester, the home team won the toss and elected to bat first. Thanks to Alastair Cook‘s hundred, Joe Root’s double hundred, and fifties from Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow, the team reached 589/8 declared. Root hit 27 fours and didn’t a six. In the end, the team won the game by 330 runs.