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Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
5838
AVERAGE
46.7

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
5806
AVERAGE
43.33

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
1256
AVERAGE
24.15

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
32
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
78
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
5838
INNINGS
142
NOT OUTS
17
AVERAGE
46.7
100s
16
50s
25
MATCHES
177
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
5806
INNINGS
161
NOT OUTS
27
AVERAGE
43.33
100s
15
50s
32
MATCHES
73
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
1256
INNINGS
65
NOT OUTS
13
AVERAGE
24.15
100s
0
50s
5

Wahab's brute, big screen blunder on day four

Wahab Riaz gave Pakistan a spark on day four of the second Test, but NZ are in full control thanks to a century from veteran Ross Taylor


1:34 Taylor-Steyn-and-stacks-of-cracks-still

Taylor, Steyn and stacks of cracks

Dale Steyn's near mullygrubber to knock over Ross Taylor in the second Test at Centurion wasn't the first time we've seen a crack play serious tricks


1:34 RSA-v-NZ-Day-4mp4-still

Steyn takes 3-3 in 11 balls as Proteas win series

Dale Steyn has demolished New Zealand's top order to hand South Africa a series clinching victory in the second Test in Centurion


Pakistan collapse hands NZ famous win

Pakistan lose nine wickets in the final session against NZ in their first series defeat since 2014


Mixed fortunes for Black Caps duo

Boult forced out with knee issue, Taylor likely to play second Test against Pakistan in Hamilton


Taylor in doubt due to vision problem

NZ batsman to see an eye specialist after complaining of vision problems during the first Test