England cricket team captain Joe Root’s smoky innings against India continues, he has also scored a century in the second match. This is Joe Root’s fourth century at Lord’s and his 22nd Test century. Root, who came at number four after a poor start to England, played the captaincy innings.
Rory Burns and Joe Root joined hands to advance the innings but Burns lost the wicket before the end of the second day. On the third day, Joe Root scored his 22nd Test century and his fifth century of the year.
Apart from this, Joe Root completed 9000 runs of his Test career today. He is only the second English batsman to do so. Alastair Cook has achieved this position before him. Cook has 12472 test runs to his name. He has scored 33 centuries and 57 half-centuries in this format.
This is Root’s second century in this series. He scored 109 in the second innings at Trent Bridge. He scored 64 runs in the first innings. This is Root’s third consecutive 50+ score. Apart from Root, Jonny Bairstow also played a wonderful innings today. He scored 57 but then he was dismissed by Siraj.
This innings of Root is being discussed all over the world. The people of the cricket world tweeted for him-