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Australia seals series win as Sheffield’s Joe Root takes to his sick bed

Joe Root’s bravery was in vain as England slid to an innings-and-123-run defeat in the final Test to complete their miserable Ashes campaign as 4-0 losers.

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BREAKING: England captain Joe Root taken to hospital in Sydney with ‘severe dehydration’

Joe Root was taken to hospital in Sydney after suffering from severe dehydration, the England team have revealed.
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England's Joe Root and Steve Smith Pic: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire.

In the pink - England skipper does his bit for charity

England’s Joe Root along with Steve Smith wear a pink hat in support of ‘McGrath day’ during a nets session at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Australia.

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Sheffield's Joe Root dismisses Aussie jibe

Sheffield's Joe Root has dismissed Ricky Ponting's suggestions that he has looked like a "little boy" leading England in this winter's Ashes.

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It's 3-0 as Australia win the third Test at the   WACA. Photo   Jason O'Brien/PA Wire

Martin Smith: Whitewash on the way as ex-Ashes winner Michael Vaughan puts his finger on the problem

It’s going to be 5-0, we all know that don’t we? When Australia gets on top in a sporting battle they go for the jugular and don’t let go. Especially if it’s the Ashes. The series is won but 3-0 won’t be enough. They’ll want to rub it in and if they do this will be Australia’s fourth 5-0 win in the 130-plus year history of the competition, all in Australia.

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Joe Root chats to BT Sport's Michael Vaughan

CRICKET: Wreckage of Ashes tour to Australia will allow Joe Root to mould an England team in his image

England’s latest tour of Australia has been a distaster on the field only overshadowed in magnitude by shambolic events off it but as the Ashes urn falls into Aussie hands for the first time since 2014, there is at least a crumb of comfort for England skipper Joe Root.

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England's Joe Root attempts to take a catch during a nets session at the WACA Ground, Perth. Pic: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire

Joe Root banks on ‘golden’ England generation

Joe Root is banking on England’s senior players to keep his team in the Ashes.

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Cricket: Joe Root says England are still in the Ashes... but worrying signs are there against Australia

Overnight, as the whole of England slept and dreamed of a famous victory, there was hope.

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Why Michael Vaughan described Joe Root as a 'typical Sheffield United fan' during second Ashes test

Joe Root will have more to worry about today than former England captain and Owls fan Michael Vaughan labelling him a 'typical Sheffield United fan'.
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England's Joe Root during day four of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

The Ashes: Joe Root leads unlikely England fightback as Second Test heads for thrilling finale

Joe Root took it upon himself to keep English hopes alive as his team tried to complete a remarkable reversal of fortune in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.

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Cricket: Tough start for Yorkshire as champions Essex kick off County Championship campaign at Headingley

Yorkshire will open the season and their Specsavers County Championship campaign against holders Essex at Emerald Headingley Stadium on Friday April 13.

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England's Joe Root walks off after defeat during day five of the Ashes Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane.

Martin Smith column: Ashes nightmare lifted by memories of Vaughan and Pele

It’s 6am. It’s dark, winter’s blowing at the window and you’re ready to hit the snooze button.

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Root to Immortality: England skipper Joe Root looks to book place in history with Ashes victory in Australia

Four years have passed since Joe Root’s nightmare tour of Australia and much in his life has changed.

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England's Joe Root during a nets session at The Gabba, Brisbane. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire

The Ashes: Joe Root shrugs off ‘bizarre’ pre-match sledging from old team-mate

Joe Root wonders if his old chum Nathan Lyon was following team orders when he fanned the flames with his pre-Ashes rant.

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England's Joe Root. Pic David Clough/PA Wire

Aussies have fitness weak link says ex England skipper Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan believes Australia could be one injury away from Ashes series “vulnerability”.

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File photo dated 27-08-2017 of England's Joe Root during day three of the the second Investec Test match at Headingley, Leeds. Pic: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Cricket: Joe Root says a ‘wiser’ England will be ready for the Aussies

Joe Root believes his England team is wiser than the one “caught out” by the hype and then whitewashed 5-0 in Australia on his last Ashes visit.

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Joe Root with the Ashes urn

Cricket: Joe Root expects to have England vice-captain in place in time for first Ashes Test with Ben Stokes still missing

Joe Root will have a new tour deputy in place as his vice-captain in time for the first Ashes Test.

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Damage caused by badgers at Parkhead Cricket Club

Are you taking the mickey? Sheffield cricket club considers weeing on ground to deter pesky badgers

Exasperated cricketers in Sheffield are considering drastic action to stop badgers tearing up their ground - weeing on the outfield!

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance walks off after being dismissed during Yorkshire's second innings at Essex, the team all out for 74 - their lowerst first-class total since 1999.. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Season Review: Numbers don’t add up as Yorkshire fall well short of objectives

WRITING a Yorkshire end-of-season review in recent times has largely consisted of patting people on the back and regurgitating phrases such as “bulging trophy cabinet” and “dynasty of success”.

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England's Captain Joe Root lifts the Investec Trophy

Cricket: Joe Root sensing ‘special’ Ashes series against Australia after second series win as England captain

Sheffield’s Joe Root is confident England are capable of doing “something special” in the Ashes after delivering successive series victories in his first two series as captain.

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