England’s skipper and batting sensation Joe Root has gone in the record books once again. On Tuesday morning against India, Root scored a total of 6000 Test runs, which made him the quickest batsman to achieve that landmark in terms of number of days since his debut against India in 2012.
Root took five years and 231 days to score the runs, overtaking current team mate - Alastair Cook’s record of five years and 339 days in the process.
Though, the great Sir Donald Bradman still remains the quickest batsmen to 6000 Test runs in terms of innings. The Aussie legend took just 68 innings to achieve that feat.
Joe Root displayed a solid performance in the opening day of the five match series by scoring a convincing 80 of 156 balls, before getting himself run out by Virat Kohli.
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