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Sheffield’s England captain Joe Root praises under-fire batsman Keaton Jennings after he digs in for his country

England captain Joe Root has been impressed by the maturity shown by under-fire opener Keaton Jennings ahead of the fourth Test against South Africa at Old Trafford.

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England's captain Joe Root (right) has a laugh with coach Trevor Bayliss during a nets session at the Kia Oval, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Cricket: Joe Root ends spat with fellow Sheffield hero Michael Vaughan over England criticism

Joe Root has put a line through his transient disagreement with Michael Vaughan as England bid to bounce back against South Africa at the Oval.

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Captain Joe Root's low-key approach will be tested

Joe Root spared England the grand entrance speeches many anticipate from a new captain but has already made one big call which is still awaiting a verdict.

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England's Joe Root during the nets session at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

England Cricket: Joe Root still holds faith in old pal Gary Ballance

Joe Root spared England the grand entrance speeches many anticipate from a new captain but has already made one big call which is still awaiting a verdict.

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England's Joe Root talks to Alastair Cook (left) and Jonny Bairstow (right) during the nets session at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Cricket: Joe Root sticks with a winning formula as England prepare for second Test against South Africa

Joe Root announced England will be unchanged from the side that comprehensively defeated South Africa at Lord's last week when they take to the field for the second Investec Test at Trent Bridge.

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England's captain Joe Root (right) with Alastair Cook during day two of the First Investec Test match at Lord's. Photo: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Cricket: Alastair Cook reflects on standing down as England captain and playing for new skipper Joe Root

Alastair Cook had two moments of revelation during the Lord’s Test about the reality of no longer being England captain.

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Craig Richardson took five wickets for Brodsworth Main in their win over Knottingley Town. Photos: Glen Ashley

Pontefract League round-up: Brodsworth Main breeze past Knottingley Town to stay on course for back-to-back promotions

Brodsworth Main blitzed Knottingley Town to remain on course for back-to-back promotions.

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Joe Root leaves the field dejected after falling at 190 on his debut as England Test captain

Joe Root falls short of historic double ton but his England side stay in charge against South Africa

Joe Root fell 10 runs short of his double-century before Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali took over with bat and ball to help England retain the upper hand against South Africa at Lord’s.

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England's Joe Root leaves the field 184 not out at the end of day one. Pic: Nigel French/PA Wire

Cricket: Joe Root left in ‘dreamland’ as he makes historic century on first day of England captaincy

Joe Root woke up feeling “pretty groggy” on his first day as England captain but finished it in “dreamworld” with an unbeaten 184 which put his team in control in the first Investec Test at Lord’s.

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Joe Root, England captain

Cricket: Joe Root scores stunning century against South Africa at Lord's in first innings of England captaincy

Joe Root got his England captaincy off to the best possible start this afternoon with a stunning century to rescue his side from a spot of trouble.

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Joe Root faces the cameras after being unveiled as England captain

FEATURE: Joe Root's raring to get going as England skipper ahead of facing South Africa at Lord's

After almost five months of waiting, talking and thinking about it, the day Joe Root has been groomed for his entire adult life is finally here.

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Joe Root is the new England captain

Danny Hall: How I watched England captain Joe Root grow from a boy into a man

The year was 2004 and night was creeping in around our shabby, inner-city cricket ground when I got my first glance of the future England captain.

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Cricket: New skipper Joe Root confirms his first England team as he prepares to make captaincy debut

New England Test captain Joe Root has announced Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson will face South Africa in the first Investec Test at Lord's.
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The Lane - in more modern times

Sheffield United's ground - and the era that ended

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Tickhill’s Jordan Lowe in YSPL team to play Yorkshire

Tickhill’s Jordan Lowe has been selected in an ECB Yorkshire South Premier League representative team to face a Yorkshire XI next week.

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Joe Root is back at Headingley

‘Intrigued’ Tykes chief Moxon hails return of star man Root

Martyn Moxon admits he is intrigued to see how the pink ball round of Championship matches will play out next week.

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Australia's batsman Shaun Marsh is Yorkshire's newest T20 star

Cricket: Yorkshire confirm Aussie Shaun Marsh as overseas star for T20 Blast

Yorkshire have found a replacement for Travis Head after signing fellow Australian Shaun Marsh for this summer’s NatWest T20 Blast.

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England's Joe Root shows his dejection as he leaves the field after being dismissed for 46 during the ICC Champions Trophy, semi-final match at the Cardiff Wales Stadium

Cricket: Joe Root bids to learn from Champions Trophy agony

England are determined to channel the frustrations of Cardiff and resume their upward curve in one-day international cricket en route to the 2019 World Cup.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance watches the ball carefully during an innings of 98 not out against Somerset at Taunton yesterday (Picture: John Heald).

Somerset v Yorkshire (day 3): Captain Gary Ballance adds to his case for England Test recall

YORKSHIRE admit that they took a risk in appointing Gary Ballance as captain considering there is always a chance that he could be recalled by England.

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Steve Patterson is congratulated for taking the wicket of Andrew Hildreth on day two. Picture: John Heald

Chris Waters: Ryan Sidebottom’s ‘farewell tour’ anything but an exercise in going through motions

THE milestones keep coming for Ryan Sidebottom.

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