England test captain joe root resigns ben Stokes Jonny Bairstow in the | After Joe Root left the captaincy of the Test team, these 2 legends are in the race to become the captain

England Test team captain Joe Root has recently stepped down as Test captain. See who can take this responsibility after them.

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Updated: April 15, 2022 10:21:17 pm


The Test captain of the England Cricket Team, Joe Root has said goodbye to the Test captaincy. Let us tell you that for some time the England team was not able to perform well under his leadership. Due to which Root had to leave the captaincy of the Test team.

It is worth noting that the England team has not been able to perform well in Tests for some time. Let us tell you that England also lost the home series against India by 1-2. After this, it suffered a 0-4 defeat at the hands of Australia in the Ashes series and after that England also failed to win the series against the West Indies. Due to the pressure of not performing, Joe Root has said goodbye to the captaincy.

Former England captain Joe Root

The name of this players is coming in frontEngland had won only one of the last 17 Test matches under Root’s captaincy. Now that Joe Root has left the Test captaincy, after this the names of 2 such players of the England team are coming out who can do Test captaincy of this team.

There may be a collision between these 2 giants

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder Ben Stokes took a break from cricket citing injury and health. If he makes a comeback before the upcoming series, then he can be given the responsibility of the captaincy post. By the way, let us tell you that Stokes has played 79 Test matches for England, in which he has scored 5061 runs with 11 centuries and has also taken 174 wickets while bowling. Apart from this, he is also the vice-captain of the Test team. In this sense, they can be given this responsibility.


Johnny Basterow: The name of Johnny Basterow, who has played 83 Test matches for England, is also in the race to become the captain. This wicket-keeper batsman has so far scored 4801 runs in Tests with 8 centuries. During this time his average has been above 34. According to media reports, Johnny can also be made the captain. Now it has to be seen who becomes the captain of the Test team of England? Because the final decision is to be taken by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
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