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Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
6030
AVERAGE
47.11

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
6144
AVERAGE
43.57

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
33
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
81
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
6030
INNINGS
146
NOT OUTS
18
AVERAGE
47.11
100s
16
50s
27
MATCHES
184
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
6144
INNINGS
169
NOT OUTS
28
AVERAGE
43.57
100s
17
50s
33
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

NZ scrape home to end Proteas' streak

Ross Taylor scores his 17th ODI century and passes 6000 runs as New Zealand hold off a fast-finishing South Africa in Christchurch


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Taylor's century was the difference: Finch

Stand-in skipper Aaron Finch reflects on the third ODI loss against New Zealand, which saw Australia surrender the Chappell Hadlee Trophy to the Kiwis


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Terrific Taylor equals NZ landmark

Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor equalled the NZ record for ODI hundreds, posting his 16th during the Chappell-Hadlee decider in Hamilton


Injury-hit Black Caps mull best XI

Strike bowlers and star batsman all absent for must-win third Test against South Africa


Boult out, Southee in line for NZ Test recall

Left-arm quick becomes second senior Kiwi player to be ruled out of second Test against Proteas


NZ hit by injury woes after first Test draw

Taylor out and Boult being closely monitored as series moves to Wellington for Thursday's second Test