Ross Taylor      

Full name Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor

Born March 8, 1984, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Current age 35 years 323 days

Major teams New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory, Central Districts, Central Districts Under-19s, Delhi Daredevils, Durham, Jamaica Tallawahs, Middlesex, 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 99 175 20 7174 290 46.28 11945 60.05 19 33 871 51 145 0
ODIs 228 212 37 8376 181* 47.86 10091 83.00 20 50 694 140 137 0
T20Is 96 88 20 1797 63 26.42 1457 123.33 0 6 113 68 45 0
First-class 175 295 23 11681 290 42.94 27 62 221 0
List A 294 278 42 10767 181* 45.62 24 70 180 0
T20s 269 253 62 6028 111* 31.56 4529 133.09 1 30 413 290 115 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 99 7 96 48 2 2/4 2/4 24.00 3.00 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs 228 4 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 96 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 175 684 378 6 2/4 2/4 63.00 3.31 114.0 0 0 0
List A 294 318 242 3 1/13 1/13 80.66 4.56 106.0 0 0 0
T20s 269 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 Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Jan 3-6, 2020 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 1, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 14, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Dec 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v India at Auckland, Jan 24, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Jan 3-6, 2020 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 14, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v India at Auckland, Jan 24, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
54* New Zealand v India Auckland 24 Jan 2020 T20I # 1031
22, 22 New Zealand v Australia Sydney 3 Jan 2020 Test # 2378
4, 2 New Zealand v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2019 Test # 2376
80, 22 New Zealand v Australia Perth 12 Dec 2019 Test # 2374
53, 105* New Zealand v England Hamilton 29 Nov 2019 Test # 2371
25 New Zealand v England Mount Maunganui 21 Nov 2019 Test # 2367
3 New Zealand v England Auckland 10 Nov 2019 T20I # 1012
14 New Zealand v England Napier 8 Nov 2019 T20I # 1008
27 New Zealand v England Nelson 5 Nov 2019 T20I # 1001
28 New Zealand v England Wellington 3 Nov 2019 T20I # 998
Profile

Ross Taylor has been a fulcrum of New Zealand's batting across formats for more than 10 years, a period that has brought consistent Test success, especially on home soil, and the appearance in consecutive World Cup finals. In the mid-2000s, he was 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. In only his third ODI, Taylor hammered a superb 128 against Sri Lanka at Napier in 2006 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. He scores heavily from the pull and from slog-sweeping the spinners (and sometimes the quicks).

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Jan 24, 2020

Ross Taylor brought up his first T20I fifty in six years, New Zealand v India, 1st T20I, Auckland, January 24, 2020

Ross Taylor brought up his first T20I fifty in six years

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Jan 3, 2020

Ross Taylor presents Glenn Phillips with his Test cap, Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sydney, 1st day, January 3, 2020

Ross Taylor presents Glenn Phillips with his Test cap

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Dec 29, 2019

Ross Taylor dragged on against James Pattinson, Australia v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 29, 2019

Ross Taylor dragged on against James Pattinson

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2009