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Ross Taylor      

Full name Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor

Born March 8, 1984, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Current age 33 years 322 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, Sussex, 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 Insights on test 83 149 19 6246 290 48.04 10511 59.42 17 28 771 44 125 0
ODIs Insights on odi 201 187 32 6963 131* 44.92 8480 82.11 17 41 577 121 128 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 75 67 14 1298 63 24.49 1072 121.08 0 5 87 49 43 0
First-class 149 251 22 10152 290 44.33 24 52 186 0
List A 253 239 36 8942 132* 44.04 21 57 159 0
T20s Insights on t20 239 223 51 5309 111* 30.86 3968 133.79 1 27 374 260 110 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 83 7 96 48 2 2/4 2/4 24.00 3.00 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 201 4 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 149 684 378 6 2/4 2/4 63.00 3.31 114.0 0 0 0
List A 253 318 242 3 1/13 1/13 80.66 4.56 106.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 239 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 West Indies at Hamilton, Dec 9-12, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 1, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 19, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Dec 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 22, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class New Zealand v West Indies at Hamilton, Dec 9-12, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 19, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 22, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22* New Zealand v Pakistan Wellington 22 Jan 2018 T20I # 639
59 New Zealand v Pakistan Wellington 19 Jan 2018 ODI # 3957 Insights on
1 New Zealand v Pakistan Hamilton 16 Jan 2018 ODI # 3953 Insights on
52 New Zealand v Pakistan Dunedin 13 Jan 2018 ODI # 3949 Insights on
45* New Zealand v Pakistan Nelson 9 Jan 2018 ODI # 3947 Insights on
12 New Zealand v Pakistan Wellington 6 Jan 2018 ODI # 3946 Insights on
20 New Zealand v West Indies Nelson 29 Dec 2017 T20I # 636
47* New Zealand v West Indies Christchurch 26 Dec 2017 ODI # 3945 Insights on
57 New Zealand v West Indies Christchurch 23 Dec 2017 ODI # 3944 Insights on
49* New Zealand v West Indies Whangarei 20 Dec 2017 ODI # 3943 Insights on
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 19, 2018

Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor have a discussion during their 112-run stand, New Zealand v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Wellington, January 19, 2018

Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor have a discussion during their 112-run stand

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Jan 16, 2018

Ross Taylor was the seventh New Zealander to play 200 ODIs, New Zealand v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Hamilton, January 16, 2018

Ross Taylor was the seventh New Zealander to play 200 ODIs

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Jan 13, 2018

Ross Taylor rolls his wrists over a pull, New Zealand v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dunedin, January 13, 2018

Ross Taylor rolls his wrists over a pull

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2009

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