Joe Root quits as England Test captain, teammates react

FPJ Web DeskUpdated:Saturday, April 16, 2022, 12:13 AM IST
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Joe Root stepped down as England Test captain on Friday following defeats in the Ashes Down Under and the three-match series against the West Indies.

After leading the team for five years, Root had recently endured a 0-4 thrashing in the five-match Ashes and lost the away three-Test series against the West Indies 0-1.

Root led England in 64 matches, winning 27 of those. The record meant he had the most number of matches and wins as England Test captain.

Here are a few reactions from his England teammates

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