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