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IND vs ENG: England Skipper Root Hits Ton In 100th Test

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By AFP News
February 05, 2021 • 16:34 PM View: 1577

Root was batting alongside, Dom Sibley, on 83, as the duo put on an unbroken 164-run stand to steer England to 227 for two after batting first at the start of the four-match series.

The 30-year-old Root, who has scored over 8,000 runs at an average of over 49, is the 15th England player in 144 years of Test cricket to have appeared in a hundred matches.

The following have Scored 100 in 100th Test:

Colin Cowdrey (ENG) v Australia in Birmingham, 1968

Javed Miandad (PAK) v India in Lahore, 1989

Gordon Greenidge (WIS) v England in St. John's (Antigua), 1990

Alec Stewart (ENG) v West Indies in Manchester, 2000

Inzamam-ul-Haq (PAK) v India in Bangalore, 2005

Ricky Ponting (AUS - 2 X 100s) v South Africa in Sydney, 2006

Graeme Smith (RSA) v England at The Oval (London), 2012

Hashim Amla (RSA) v Sri Lanka in Johannesburg, 2017

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