Joe Root

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Stokes starts England Test captaincy by demanding Broad and Anderson return
The Durham all-rounder will lead England’s men in the home series against New Zealand starting at Lord’s on 2 June

Ali Martin

28, Apr, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Memo to Ben Stokes: take the captaincy – but get out while the going is good | Andy Bull
Whether effective or not, too many of England’s leaders have had to depart under a cloud, tarnishing their reputation

Andy Bull

27, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Stopgap captain could be perfect for England after Joe Root’s overdue exit | Vic Marks
ECB shouldn’t be afraid of appointing a short-term leader who can steer the side through a challenging summer

Vic Marks

16, Apr, 2022 @5:00 PM

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ECB’s statistical spin hides the fact that Joe Root was sunk as England captain | Barney Ronay
A nice person and an all-time great batsman but after 64 Tests it is still hard to know what a Joe Root side is supposed to look like

Barney Ronay

15, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Rob Key ready to lead England reshuffle after Root resigns as Test captain
Joe Root called time on his five-year tenure as Test captain as English cricket undergoes a leadership reshuffle that is expected to see Rob Key take over as managing director of the men’s team

Ali Martin

15, Apr, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Joe Root’s sad but inevitable departure leaves England with huge gaps at the top | Ali Martin
Captain’s brave decision to step down exacerbates an already worrying leadership vacuum in men’s cricket

Ali Martin

15, Apr, 2022 @3:48 PM

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‘You’re only as good as your players’: Darren Gough defends Joe Root’s record
Darren Gough has defended Joe Root’s leadership after his fellow Yorkshireman stepped down after five years as England’s Test captain

Tanya Aldred

15, Apr, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Rishi Sunak likens himself to Will Smith in defence of his wife
‘At least I didn’t get up and slap anybody’, chancellor says in interview after tough week

Heather Stewart

31, Mar, 2022 @9:33 PM

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Paul Collingwood ‘amazed’ by questioning of Joe Root’s captaincy
Paul Collingwood, the interim head Test coach, says England have ‘bottomed out’ and that Joe Root has the backing of the players and management

Ali Martin in Grenada

28, Mar, 2022 @6:41 PM

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Joe Root says he is still the man to ‘take England forward’ after series defeat
With speculation about his future as England captain at fever pitch after England slumped to defeat against West Indies in Grenada, Joe Root has recommitted himself to the role

Simon Burnton

27, Mar, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Joe Root should resign but finding his England replacement is not easy | Vic Marks
West Indies series defeat could be final straw for Root and now England must be more flexible in approach to captaincy

Vic Marks

27, Mar, 2022 @4:17 PM

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England’s big reset is undermined by Joe Root’s third-class captaincy | Tim de Lisle
The England skipper is a timid selector and a terrible tactician who is incapable of dragging the Test side out of the rut they are currently in

Tim de Lisle

26, Mar, 2022 @10:46 PM

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