Cricket

The Root’s of England’s latest Test centurion

Feb 11, 2021

The captain of Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club has expressed his pride at his friend and England captain Joe Root reaching 100 Tests for his country. Josh Varley played with Root and his brother Billy at the club based in Dore, Sheffield, whilst growing up and says...

Yorkshire’s Root creates history in England victory

Feb 21, 2019

Sheffield-born cricketer Joe Root has become the fastest ever One Day International player to reach 5,000 runs for England. Root scored 102 from 97 balls in the first match of the series versus the West Indies, also became the fourth fastest in the world to reach...

Sheffield Collegiate’s new England captain

Feb 16, 2017

The 80th man to lead England in tests is Sheffield-born and Sheffield Collegiate CC alumni Joe Root. After Alastair Cook’s resignation as test captain was announced last week, the cricketing world has waited in anticipation for the arrival of Joe Root as the new...

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