India Tour of England 2021: Joe Root Becomes England’s All-Time Leading Run Scorer in All Formats
Although England did not win the first Test against India, England’s Test captain Joe Root set a new milestone. England’s Test captain Joe Root is now the leading run-scorer for England, surpassing former England captain Alastair Cook’s 15,739 runs.
In the first Test between England and India, both teams had to be content with a draw. At the post-match press conference, however, the captains of the two teams were optimistic about their victory. The second test between both teams is scheduled to start on August 12, 2021. Star Sports is the official broadcasting TV channel and will Telecast IND Vs ENG 2021 Test matches live in India and its subcontinent.
Root made his Test debut in 2012 against India. And the route is also very excited to be able to record against India. In Test matches, Root has scored 8770 runs at an average of nearly 49. In ODIs, he averages over 51 and has 6109 runs with another 895 runs in T20Is.
The hosts were saved by rain on the last day of the first Test between England and India. India finished the fourth day at 52 for 1 with a target of 209 against England. If he had played cautiously on the fifth day, he could have started the five-match series by winning. But if the fifth day’s game is not played due to rain, the two teams have to be satisfied with the draw.