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Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
5232
AVERAGE
45.5

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
5687
AVERAGE
44.09

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
1165
AVERAGE
24.27

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
31
HEIGHT
185CM
BORN

Wellington

COUNTRY

New Zealand

New Zealand
LOCAL CLUB

Central Districts

Bio

This talented batsman broke into the Black Caps one-day international side in 2006 against West Indies.

His Test debut followed one year later against South Africa in Johannesburg and since then Taylor has carved himself a reputation as a prolific batsman in all forms of the game, with Test statistics that include 11 centuries and a top score of 217no.

Taylor was part of the Black Caps teams in the 2007, 2011 and 2015 ICC Cricket World Cups and his ODI high-score of 131no came in the 2011 tournament against Pakistan.

MATCHES
69
DEBUT
2007
CAP NO
234
BEST BATTING
290
BEST BOWLING
2-4
Bowling
WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
24
ECONOMY
3
S/R
48
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
5232
INNINGS
127
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
45.5
100s
13
50s
24
MATCHES
172
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
144
BEST BATTING
131
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
5
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
5687
INNINGS
156
NOT OUTS
27
AVERAGE
44.09
100s
15
50s
32
MATCHES
68
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
63
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1165
INNINGS
60
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
24.27
100s
0
50s
5

Off Stump: Taylor proud to be part of history

Stumps host Damien Fleming talks exclusively to Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor about the pink ball, the green pitch and return series early next year


2:09 Taylor-admits-DRS-verdict-could-prove-crucial-still

Taylor admits DRS verdict could prove crucial

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor admits the DRS controversy on day two was a talking point in the sheds and was hard for the players to fathom given the replays


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Taylor's 112-year-old record-breaking knock

New Zealand's Ross Taylor scored the highest Test score by a visiting batsman in Australia, with a marathon 290 in the second Test at the WACA


Injured Taylor to miss first Test with Aussies

Star batsman to miss with a side injury; Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee in 14-man squad


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Southee, Taylor absent for Black Caps

New Zealand name squad for ODI series against Australia, with some big names absent


Taylor to miss Australia series

The experienced batsman will miss the three ODI's against Australia