Sport 24 – Cape Town – England captain Joe Root insists that it is just a matter of time before he converts more of his fifties into centuries in Test cricket.

Summary

  • Cape Town – England captain Joe Root insists that it is just a matter of time before he converts more of his fifties into centuries in Test cricket.
  • Root averaged a respectable 43.33 across 13 innings in Test cricket during England winter tours to Australia and New Zealand.
  • The skipper currently has 13 hundreds and 39 fifties in 67 Tests, at an average of more than 52, and feels it is just a matter of time before he goes on a run of big scores.
  • “I’m sure it’s just a matter of time and there will be one or two innings where it just clicks into place and I’ll go on a little run of big scores.
  • Root and his England team are getting ready for a two-match Test series against Pakistan, starting at Lord’s on Thursday.


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