Root savouring every game

  • Last Updated: January 26 2013, 9:35 GMT

Joe Root does not believe in the idea of dead rubbers in international cricket.

Joe Root: Relishing his chance to impress for England
Joe Root: Relishing his chance to impress for England

The Yorkshire batsman, who has been a revelation in England's tour of India, brushed aside suggestions that the fifth one-day international has little riding on it due to the hosts' unassailable 3-1 lead in the series.

Root has every reason to be enthusiastic, having made his debut in all three formats in the last couple of months and earned rave reviews for his performances.

He has been drafted into all squads for next month's tour of New Zealand