Root, who scored a century in the third test, had earlier scored a brilliant century in the first and second test. Root has scored six Test centuries this year, four of them against India. Joe Root, the captain of the cricket team, is currently in excellent form. He scored a century in the third match of the five-Test series against India. He scored a century in the first innings of the third Test at Leeds, his 23rd Test century. He has also made some special records in his name. Indian bowlers looked helpless against Joe Root. Joe Root became a headache for India in the match India won at Lord’s.
He completed his century in the 104th over of the innings by hitting a four off the second ball of Ishant Sharma. He scored 109 runs in the second innings of the first Test at Nottingham. Playing a memorable innings of 180 runs in the first innings of the Lord’s Test. This is Joe Root’s third consecutive century against India.
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India vs 8th century
Joe Root, who made his Test debut against India, has scored eight Test centuries against India. He also equaled West Indies’ Gary Sobers, Vivian Richards, Australia’s Ricky Ponting and Steve Smith’s record for most Test centuries against India. All these batsmen have scored 8 centuries.
Equals Kevin Pietersen’s record
Joe Root is joint second in terms of scoring the most centuries in Tests for England. Alastair Cook tops the list with 33 Test centuries. While Kevin Pietersen and Joe Root scored 23-23 Test centuries.
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6th century in the year 2021
If Root has scored six Test centuries in 2021. Four of which are against India. He has scored three consecutive centuries in the five-Test series currently being played. He also played a brilliant innings of 218 runs in the Chennai Test.
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