Joe Root Decided to Resign or Leave as Test Captaincy - Abbaxi Writes


After five years leading the England Test team, Joe Root decided to resign or leave as captain on Friday 15 April.

Root leads England in 64 matches, winning 27 of them. According to this record, means that he has won the most matches as England's men's Test captain.

During his Era, Root made memorable victories, including a 4-1 home victory over India in 2018, a 3-1 victory over South Africa in 2020, and two-Test series victories in Sri Lanka.

The decision to resign as the captain was made after a 1-0 series defeat to the West Indies in the Caribbean. Earlier in the Ashes series, England was defeated by Australia 4-0.

After returning from the Caribbean tour and having time to think, I have decided to resign as England's men's Test captain," said Joe Root. It's been a very difficult decision in my career  But it has been discussed with my family and companions. "

I am very proud to work as a captain of my country and I will look back with great pride on the last five years. It's an honor to do so and to oversee the rise of English cricket.

Recently, Root has shown exemplary form with the bat, earning the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year award in 2021.

During his Era, Root scored 5,295 Test runs, including 14 centuries, and became England's best run-scorer as captain. However, the leadership began to take a toll on the route, which affected him while staying away from the game.

I prefer to lead my country, however recently its get across to me what proportion it has hurt me and the way it has affected me to be out of the game.

On this occasion, I would like to thank my family, Carrie, Alfred, and Bella, who have spent all this time with me and have been incredible pillars of love and support in my difficult time. And every one of the players, coaches, and verified employees who have helped me. Its been an excellent honor to be with them on this journey.

I would like to thank all the supporters of England for their unwavering support. We are fortunate to have the best spectators in the world, and wherever we play, we always like and appreciate with positivity, which is a great campaign for all of us and for Out of us.

I look forward to continuing to represent the Three Lions and delivering the best performances that will enable the team to succeed. I look forward to helping the next captain, my teammates, and my coaches in any way I can. "