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Joe Root captain record against Australia in Test Cricket.

Following England’s comprehensive victory over India in the third Test, Joe Root is now his country’s most successful Test match captain.

Root took the record from his fellow Yorkshireman, Michael Vaughan, with the win over Virat Kohli‘s India; Root’s 27th victory as leader in 55 matches. While Joe Root has 20 defeats to his name, and Vaughan had only 11, it is still an achievement of which Root can be immensely proud.

In the immediate aftermath of the Test, Vaughan paid tribute to Root. He also highlighted that he feels Root needs to lead an England side to victory over Australia to be recognised as a truly great captain.

While England’s rivalry with Australia has defined the record of many of England’s Test captains, Root deserves to be given recognition for more than his record against Australia.

So far in his time as England captain, Joe Root has led his country in two Ashes series….

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