Global Sports Media announces sponsorship deal with Joe Root

Root was named both the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year and the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for 2021.

Global Sports Media recently announced a sponsorship deal with the star England cricketer, Joe Root for the upcoming cricket season.

Joseph Edward Root, MBE (born 30 December 1990) plays for the England Test and One Day International (ODI) teams and formerly captained the side in the longest format. He also represents Yorkshire in English domestic cricket.

Global Sports Media posted on its official social media handle with the caption, “Global Sports Media are DELIGHTED to announce that we will be sponsoring Yorkshire County Cricket Club and England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) record holder and legend, Joe Root, MBE this season. One of the greatest cricketers to play the game, International Cricket Council Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year and Wisden respected worldwide, we’re very proud and look forward to an exciting season for Joe and the teams.”

Root made his Test debut in 2012, his ODI debut in 2013, and played for the England T20I team between 2012 and 2019. He captained England’s Test team between February 2017 and April 2022 and holds the record for most Test matches (64), wins (27) and losses (26) as England captain.

On the occasion of England’s 1,000th Test in August 2018, Root was named in the country’s greatest all-time Test XI by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). He was part of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup and was England’s leading run-scorer at the tournament. He was named both the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year and the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for 2021.

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