Joe Root, the fourteenth batsman to score 10000 runs in Test cricket, is also the first-ever to score the same under a decade of batting. He reached the milestone five-digit tally in just 9 years and 171 days of his international batting. He is also the ninth fastest to reach 10K runs in terms of the number of Test innings.
Root holds the record for captaining the England Test team for the most Test matches. You can find Root’s captaincy numbers in detail here.
This article will detail the year-by-year analysis of Joe Root’s Test runs and other batting stats.
Joe Root Test Runs - Year by Year
The English batsman played an important inning for his side in his debut game he played in Nagpur against India. Walked in as a No.6 batsman, Root scored 73 and an unbeaten 20 in that game. The game ended in a draw.
It took 6 Tests for Root to score his first Test century. His best year in terms of the century came in 2021, where he scored 6 Test hundreds, almost making it to the top 5.
Root scored 2 double century scores in 2021 and a 180, almost reaching the top 5 charts of most double centuries scored inside a calendar year.
He also has 3 ‘1000+ Test runs’ calendar years and most likely will join this chart of batsmen with 4 or more of the same soon.
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