Joe Root has returned to the scene of his Test debut as the best England batsman of his era and arguably the world’s most complete player. What now?
As Joe Root heads back to India, where he made all three of his international debuts either side of Christmas 2012, it’s easy to reflect that not much has changed. The looks were cherubic but the talent, clearly, was seismic. His Test debut went exceedingly well, with 93 runs for once out in the series-sealing draw in Nagpur. Things are still going exceedingly well.