Cricket365 – England batsman Joe Root was happy that a back to basics approach paid off for him in the third and final ODI against India at Headingley.

Summary

  • England batsman Joe Root was happy that a back to basics approach paid off for him in the third and final ODI against India at Headingley.
  • Root became the first English batsman to score hundreds in consecutive ODIs when he hit the winning runs in Leeds.
  • Having been dropped during the T20I series Root decided that he would revert to what had always been successful for him and try to be a foil for the aggressive players around him.
  • Speaking to TMS after the eight wicket victory that sealed a 2-1 series win Root said: “It’s the way cricket goes – sometimes you go through tough periods and you have to go back to basics and think clearly.
  • The England middle-order man admitted though he still needs to improve the way he plays against spin.


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