Part-time off-spinner Joe Root rolled his arm over for Trent Rockets in The Hundred, exhausting his full quota of 20 balls to concede a miserly 17 and sending Liam Dawson on his way with a bewitching leg-break. Although it was a tactical blunder on the part of Southern Brave to let Root escape as his penny-pinching spell sucked the fuel out of their engine, and paved the way for a comprehensive nine-wicket victory for Trent Rockets.
ROOT STRIKES! ⚡
Joe Root deceives Liam Dawson with a legspinner that turns away from the right-hander and bowls him for 5!
Southern Brave 71-6 after 65 balls. #TheHundred 💯
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) July 24, 2021