Joe Root's astonishing performance in Tests against India this year has scored 4 centuries in 7 matches
Joe Root enjoys scoring runs against India and has been very successful in Tests against this team. Talking about this year i.e. only 2021, he has scored fiercely against Team India. India is currently on a tour of England and in this Test series, he has so far scored three consecutive centuries in three matches. He has scored three centuries in the last five innings of the Nottingham, Lord's, and Headingley Tests. He scored 121 runs in the first innings of the Headingley Test.
Four centuries in 7 Tests against India
So far this year, Joe Root has played seven Test matches against India in which he has scored a total of 875 runs and including four centuries. He also scored a double century against India in the same year when the England team visited India. Joe Root scored 218 runs on Indian soil during that Test series. So far in 2021, Joe Root has scored a total of 875 runs in 7 Test matches against India at an average of 72.91.
Joe Root's performance against India in Tests in 2021-
- match - 7
- run - 875
- Average - 72.91
- Best Score - 218
- century - 4
Most centuries for England Joe Root's name
Joe Root holds the record for most centuries against England in all three formats of the game. Earlier, Alastair Cook had this record in his name, but Root overtook him. After scoring a century in the first innings of the Headingley Test match, he completed the 39th century of his cricket career (combining all three formats) and came at number one. Earlier, Cook had scored 38 centuries in all three formats of cricket for England.
The batsman who has scored the most centuries for England by combining all the three formats of cricket-
- Joe Root - 39
- Aleister Cook- 38
- Kevin Pietersen- 32
- Graham Gooch - 28
- Andrew Strauss - 27