IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Joe Root on the brink of breaking a world record for scoring the most runs in a year in Test cricket

IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Joe Root on the brink of breaking a world record for scoring the most runs in a year in Test cricket
IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Joe Root on the brink of breaking a world record for scoring the most runs in a year in Test cricket

IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Joe Root on the brink of breaking a world record for scoring the most runs in a year in Test cricket – England’s Test team captain Joe Root who has already hit three centuries in the ongoing Test series between India and England, has a chance of breaking the record for scoring most number of runs in a single year in the longest format of the game. Root smashed his third century of the series on Thursday.

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IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Joe Root has scored 1398 runs in 21 innings of 11 matches at an average of 70 this year. English captain has scored six hundred and a half-century at a decent strike rate of 58. In the ongoing series, Root can still bat in a maximum of 5 more innings. And looking at his form he can go on to score 2, 3 more centuries in these innings.

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IND vs ENG 3rd Test: The record for most runs in Test cricket by any batsman in a year is held by Pakistan’s legendary batsman Mohammad Yousuf who hit 1788 runs in 2006 in just 19 innings at an average of 99 with nine centuries and three half-centuries to his name. Root has a clear shot at breaking this record as he is just 400 runs short.

Record-Breaking Root

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