Ross Taylor      

Full name Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor

Born March 8, 1984, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Current age 34 years 254 days

Major teams New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory, Central Districts, Central Districts Under-19s, Delhi Daredevils, Durham, Jamaica Tallawahs, 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 85 152 19 6281 290 47.22 10582 59.35 17 28 776 44 127 0
ODIs Insights on odi 207 192 34 7433 181* 47.04 9001 82.57 19 43 614 128 131 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 84 76 18 1467 63 25.29 1210 121.23 0 5 94 55 44 0
First-class 160 270 22 10768 290 43.41 25 57 202 0
List A 267 252 39 9647 181* 45.29 23 61 172 0
T20s Insights on t20 257 241 60 5698 111* 31.48 4282 133.06 1 29 394 277 114 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 85 7 96 48 2 2/4 2/4 24.00 3.00 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 207 4 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 84 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 160 684 378 6 2/4 2/4 63.00 3.31 114.0 0 0 0
List A 267 318 242 3 1/13 1/13 80.66 4.56 106.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 257 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 England at Christchurch, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 1, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Nov 11, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Dec 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Nov 4, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Central Districts v Canterbury at Nelson, Oct 10-13, 2018 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Nov 11, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Nov 4, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- New Zealand v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 11 Nov 2018 ODI # 4070 Insights on
86* New Zealand v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 9 Nov 2018 ODI # 4068 Insights on
80 New Zealand v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 7 Nov 2018 ODI # 4066 Insights on
7 New Zealand v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 4 Nov 2018 T20I # 708
3 New Zealand v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 2 Nov 2018 T20I # 706
42* New Zealand v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 31 Oct 2018 T20I # 705
19* New Zealand v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 28 Oct 2018 Other T20
75 Central D v Canterbury Nelson 10 Oct 2018 FC
33 Tallawahs v Patriots Providence 12 Sep 2018 T20
60* Tallawahs v Amazon Providence 8 Sep 2018 T20
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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Nov 7, 2018

Ross Taylor and Tom Latham led New Zealand's progress, Pakistan v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Abu Dhabi, November 7, 2018

Ross Taylor and Tom Latham led New Zealand's progress

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Nov 7, 2018

Ross Taylor kept New Zealand ticking, Pakistan v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Abu Dhabi, November 7, 2018

Ross Taylor kept New Zealand ticking

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Aug 15, 2018

Ross Taylor swats the ball away, Jamaica Tallawahs v St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, CPL 2018, Kingston, August 15, 2018

Ross Taylor swats the ball away

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2009

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