WI Vs ENG: Joe Root’s gets his 25th Test century; England looks in control on Day 1

England captain Joe Root has been in excellent form. In the second Test against West Indies in Barbados, he scored the 25th century of his Test career.

Visitors skipper Joe Root has in terrific outline. In the second Test against West Indies in Barbados, he sliced the 25th century of his Test career. On the footing of this century of Root, the England unit sliced 244 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. Joe Root is present at the crease after slashing 119 runs till the verge of the day’s play.

The skipper of the English unit during his innings slam 12 fours. Root has demolished Kane Williamson’s tally on the footing of his century and now Virat Kohli and Steve Smith are his mark.

Presently, Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli and Steve Smith are counted along with Joe Root in Top 4 batsman. Root has surpassed New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson for maximum centuries in top 4. Kane Williamson has 24 centuries in 86 Tests to his name, while Root has surpassed Williamson in this roster, slicing his 25th century in his 116th game.

After playing an innings of 119 runs in the second Test against the West Indies, Joe Root has listed 9841 runs in Test cricket. Root would want to finalize 10,000 runs in his Test career on this outing of the Windies. If he survives to accomplish so, he will come to be the early player among the batsmen of the modern period to accomplish so.

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