Mr. Joe Root, the Test Captain for the England Cricket Team, on the 15th of April, stepped down from the post. He announced his decision after his recent Caribbean Tour.
In an official statement, Mr. Joe Root said, ““After returning from the Caribbean tour and having time to reflect, I have decided to step down as England men’s Test captain.” He further added that this challenging decision was taken after a detailed discussion with his family and close people, considering his future.
Meanwhile, The Cricket Board of England also issued an official announcement regarding Joe Root’s decision of quitting as the Test Captain.
Since taking charge in 2017 as Alastair Cook’s successor, Mr. Joe Root led England in a record 64 Tests. His 27 wins and 26 defeats as captain are also a record in itself, with the most number of winning matches under his captainship.
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