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Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
6246
AVERAGE
48.05

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
6963
AVERAGE
44.92

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
1276
AVERAGE
24.08

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
83
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
6246
INNINGS
149
NOT OUTS
19
AVERAGE
48.05
100s
17
50s
28
MATCHES
202
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
6963
INNINGS
187
NOT OUTS
32
AVERAGE
44.92
100s
17
50s
41
MATCHES
74
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
1276
INNINGS
66
NOT OUTS
13
AVERAGE
24.08
100s
0
50s
5

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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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