Joe Root is a prominent English cricketer known for his batting prowess and leadership skills.

He was born on December 30, 1990, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

Root is recognized as one of the finest batsmen in modern cricket and has consistently been among the top run-scorers in Test matches. 

He made his debut for the England national cricket team in December 2012, representing the team in all three formats - Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I).

Joe Root has held the position of the captain of the England cricket team, leading the side in various series and tournaments.

He is known for his elegant and technically sound batting style, which has earned him numerous records and accolades. 

Root has achieved the rare distinction of scoring centuries in all the Test-playing nations, showcasing his adaptability to different conditions. 

He has played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in domestic cricket and has been an integral part of their success.