Joseph Edward Root is the English middle-order batsman, who is considered a prodigy. He is among the top 4 batsmen in the world today across formats. He is one of the quarter of top 4 test batsmen as of now – which also includes Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Steven Smith (Australia), and Virat Kohli (India). Incidentally, these four are top 4 ranked Test batsmen as per latest ICC rankings.
Joe Root was born on 30th December 1990. he was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. He was born to Matt Root and Helen Root. His father is a farmer. He has a younger brother Billy Root (also a professional cricketer), and two sisters in Wanda and Amanda Root. He had received a scholarship when he was merely 15, to play for Worksop College.