Ross Taylor      

Full name Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor

Born March 8, 1984, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Current age 32 years 314 days

Major teams New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory, Central Districts, Central Districts Under-19s, Delhi Daredevils, Durham, New Zealand Emerging Players, New Zealand Under-19s, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, St Lucia Zouks, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Victoria

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 79 144 17 5938 290 46.75 9993 59.42 16 26 741 41 122 0
ODIs 176 162 27 5826 131* 43.15 7100 82.05 15 32 475 120 112 0
T20Is 73 65 13 1256 63 24.15 1046 120.07 0 5 83 48 42 0
First-class 144 244 20 9720 290 43.39 23 49 183 0
List A 227 213 31 7804 132* 42.87 19 48 142 0
Twenty20 224 209 47 5090 111* 31.41 3785 134.47 1 27 358 252 108 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 79 7 96 48 2 2/4 2/4 24.00 3.00 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs 176 4 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 144 684 378 6 2/4 2/4 63.00 3.31 114.0 0 0 0
List A 227 318 242 3 1/13 1/13 80.66 4.56 106.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 224 15 186 280 8 3/28 3/28 35.00 9.03 23.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Nov 8-11, 2007 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, Jan 12-16, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 1, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI India v New Zealand at Visakhapatnam, Oct 29, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Dec 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I England v New Zealand at Delhi, Mar 30, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, Jan 12-16, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A India v New Zealand at Visakhapatnam, Oct 29, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Central Districts v Canterbury at New Plymouth, Dec 31, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
40, 60 New Zealand v Bangladesh Wellington 12 Jan 2017 Test # 2246
80 Central D v Canterbury New Plymouth 31 Dec 2016 T20
82* Central D v Auckland New Plymouth 29 Dec 2016 T20
37, 102* New Zealand v Pakistan Hamilton 25 Nov 2016 Test # 2237
11 New Zealand v Pakistan Christchurch 17 Nov 2016 Test # 2234
19 New Zealand v India Visakhapatnam 29 Oct 2016 ODI # 3800
35 New Zealand v India Ranchi 26 Oct 2016 ODI # 3799
44 New Zealand v India Mohali 23 Oct 2016 ODI # 3798
21 New Zealand v India Delhi 20 Oct 2016 ODI # 3797
0 New Zealand v India Dharamsala 16 Oct 2016 ODI # 3796
Profile

Ross Taylor could be just what New Zealand need in the wake of the mass of departures from their batting line-up: an aggressive top-order batsman capable of taking up the challenge to world-class attacks. He made a flying start to the domestic 2005-06 season, with three centuries, and was soon in his country's limited-overs side. In only his third match, Taylor hammered a superb 128 against Sri Lanka at Napier and he followed it up with 84 at better than a run a ball in his first ODI outside New Zealand, at Hobart against Australia in January 2007. But in both matches he suffered from cramps and would be keen to eradicate that problem as he strives for more lengthy innings. He scores heavily from the pull and from slog-sweeping the spinners and his free-flowing game has made him a hit with crowds. There was evidence of that during the IPL and Champions League when the Bangalore crowds cheered him as their 'local' hero.

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Jan 16, 2017

Ross Taylor grimaces after copping a painful blow, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Wellington, 5th day, January 16, 2017

Ross Taylor grimaces after copping a painful blow

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Jan 16, 2017

Ross Taylor celebrates his half-century, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Wellington, 5th day, January 16, 2017

Ross Taylor celebrates his half-century

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Jan 14, 2017

Ross Taylor swats towards midwicket, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Wellington, 3rd day, January 14, 2017

Ross Taylor swats towards midwicket

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2009

Country Fixtures Country Results
Auckland v Otago at Auckland
Jan 18, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Central D v Wellington at Napier
Jan 18, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Northern D v Canterbury at Hamilton
Jan 18, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Bangladesh at Christchurch
Jan 20-24, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Northern D v Central D at Hamilton
Jan 22, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Otago v Canterbury at Dunedin
Jan 22, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Wellington v Auckland at Wellington
Jan 22, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
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