Joe Root can't convert

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Joe Root can't convert

Postby Verity » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:44 pm

Now has 12 tons and 30 fifties, heard it here first he'll end up with the worst conversion rate ever from a batsmen to have scored 10+ tons.
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Re: Joe Root can't convert

Postby Misty » Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:39 am

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Re: Joe Root can't convert

Postby Boycs » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:44 am

Not the first time he's been accused of that.

But the other argument could be that he is so good that he scores fifties more often than the average. Thirty fifties in 50 tests and what, 12 hundreds? That's a fifty plus score in like 42 out of 50 tests!

Does he score a hundred at a rate comparable to other great players?

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Re: Joe Root can't convert

Postby Misty » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:49 am

Inzy,ponting and Dravid with 80 odd 50's in ODI but mid 40 score of 50 in test, only SRT scored 96 ODI 50 and 68 test 50 .

Root will broke most record,before he retires after dozen years.

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SL scored 118 in the second innings after India enforced follow-on (439 lead) but since than out of 118 they scored 95 given by Ash and Jadeja so I think VK used them way too much when Pandya/Yadav and Shami Should given more over.

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Re: Joe Root can't convert

Postby Misty » Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:30 am

Boycs wrote:Not the first time he's been accused of that.

But the other argument could be that he is so good that he scores fifties more often than the average. Thirty fifties in 50 tests and what, 12 hundreds? That's a fifty plus score in like 42 out of 50 tests!

Does he score a hundred at a rate comparable to other great players?


Away from England he makes run so I think he is simply best English batsman for number 4