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