File picture of Joe Root.© AFP
England star batter Joe Root continues to rule the roost in Check cricket. He was spectacular with the bat in the course of the first Ashes Check in opposition to Australia at Edgbaston, Birmingham. The best-handed star batter introduced up his thirtieth Check century that powered England to an enormous rating within the first innings and adopted it up with a 46-run knock to assist his aspect submit a decent complete on the board. Such is the type of Root that even his dismissal on Monday noticed him attaining a singular Check feat. In the course of the course of, he additionally surpassed the likes of Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar.
In a bid to tackle Nathan Lyon, Root danced down the monitor. A wise Lyon managed to deceive the batter and that left Root placing his wicket at risk. Australia wicketkeeper Alex Carey comfortably collected the ball behind the stumps and cleaned up the bails.
It was the primary time for Root that he was stumped out in Check cricket. The dismissal noticed him turning into the batter with second-most runs within the format earlier than being dismissed stumped. Root was eliminated by Nyon after scoring 11,168th run of his Check profession.
Former West Indies cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul tops the listing with 11,414 runs to his credit score earlier than the mode of dismissal. Graeme Smith is third with 8,800 runs to his credit score earlier than being stumped out.
In the meantime, Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar scored 8,195 and seven,419 runs respectively earlier than they turned sufferer to the mode of dismissal in Check cricket for the primary time.
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