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Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
8376
AVERAGE
47.86

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
7174
AVERAGE
46.28

Ross Taylor

Batter

Did you know?

When he was younger he wanted to be a farmer.

RUNS
1815
AVERAGE
26.3

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
35
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
228
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
144
BEST BATTING
181
BEST BOWLING
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
5
S/R
-
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
8376
INNINGS
212
NOT OUTS
37
AVERAGE
47.86
100s
20
50s
50
MATCHES
99
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
7174
INNINGS
175
NOT OUTS
20
AVERAGE
46.28
100s
19
50s
33
MATCHES
97
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
63
BEST BOWLING
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
-
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1815
INNINGS
89
NOT OUTS
20
AVERAGE
26.3
100s
0
50s
6

Taylor breaks down reflecting on mentor Crowe

An emotional Ross Taylor spoke with the media after breaking New Zealand's all-time Test run-scoring record, and recalled the impact of his late mentor, Martin Crowe


8:39 Expected-to-be-put-in-under-lights-Taylor-still

Expected to be put in under lights: Taylor

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor says his side felt Australia might up the tempo to create a 'tricky' period for the Black Caps late on day three but was pleased with the fight shown by the bowling unit despite being a long way behind the game


10:35 Williamson-gives-update-on-NZ-injury-concerns-still

Williamson gives update on NZ injury concerns

The New Zealand skipper addresses the fitness of Trent Boult, Ross Taylor and Colin de Grandhomme ahead of the first Test against Australia in Perth


Emotional Taylor recalls mentor Crowe's words

As he became New Zealand's most prolific Test run-scorer, Ross Taylor reflected on the goal set out for him by the late Martin Crowe


Lyon tames Taylor in crucial two-act drama

An intriguing sub-plot played out at Perth Stadium as two of the most wily competitors from either side of the Tasman traded blows


Taylor's Perth epic a career turning point

The veteran batsman returns to Perth next week with some good memories from the Kiwis most recent Test tour of Australia


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