The Yorkshire Post – MARTYN MOXON is backing Joe Root to come through the toughest test of his career.

Summary

  • MARTYN MOXON is backing Joe Root to come through the toughest test of his career.
  • The Yorkshire director of cricket believes that England’s Ashes defeat will ultimately make Root a better captain and player.
  • “It’ll be a great learning experience for him and I just hope that he doesn’t take any criticism too personally because history tells us that we don’t win very often in Australia; he’s not the first English captain to lose in Australia and it’s not all down to Joe Root.
  • Root, leading his first Ashes tour, has struggled for runs (176 at 29.
  • As England look to avoid a whitewash in the last two Tests, having gone 3-0 down in Perth last week, Moxon believes that a key difference between the teams has been runs on the board.


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