Ross Taylor      

Full name Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor

Born March 8, 1984, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Current age 35 years 45 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 92 163 19 6727 290 46.71 11169 60.22 18 30 824 49 134 0
ODIs 218 203 37 8026 181* 48.34 9626 83.37 20 47 665 138 137 0
T20Is 88 80 19 1579 63 25.88 1304 121.08 0 5 100 59 44 0
First-class 167 281 22 11214 290 43.29 26 59 209 0
List A 278 263 42 10240 181* 46.33 24 65 178 0
T20s 261 245 61 5810 111* 31.57 4376 132.76 1 29 400 281 114 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 92 7 96 48 2 2/4 2/4 24.00 3.00 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs 218 4 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 88 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 167 684 378 6 2/4 2/4 63.00 3.31 114.0 0 0 0
List A 278 318 242 3 1/13 1/13 80.66 4.56 106.0 0 0 0
T20s 261 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, Mar 8-12, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 1, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Bangladesh at Dunedin, Feb 20, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Dec 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v India at Hamilton, Feb 10, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, Mar 8-12, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A New Zealand v Bangladesh at Dunedin, Feb 20, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v India at Hamilton, Feb 10, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
200 New Zealand v Bangladesh Wellington 8 Mar 2019 Test # 2350
4 New Zealand v Bangladesh Hamilton 28 Feb 2019 Test # 2349
69 New Zealand v Bangladesh Dunedin 20 Feb 2019 ODI # 4095
21* New Zealand v Bangladesh Christchurch 16 Feb 2019 ODI # 4094
45* New Zealand v Bangladesh Napier 13 Feb 2019 ODI # 4093
14* New Zealand v India Hamilton 10 Feb 2019 T20I # 738
42 New Zealand v India Auckland 8 Feb 2019 T20I # 737
23 New Zealand v India Wellington 6 Feb 2019 T20I # 735
1 New Zealand v India Wellington 3 Feb 2019 ODI # 4092
37* New Zealand v India Hamilton 31 Jan 2019 ODI # 4091
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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Mar 11, 2019

Ross Taylor was dropped twice in one Abu Jayed over, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 4th day, March 11, 2019

Ross Taylor was dropped twice in one Abu Jayed over

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Mar 11, 2019

Ross Taylor scored his third double-century in Tests, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 4th day, March 11, 2019

Ross Taylor scored his third double-century in Tests

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Mar 11, 2019

Ross Taylor looks skywards after going past Martin Crowe's tally of Test hundreds, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 4th day, March 11, 2019

Ross Taylor looks skywards after going past Martin Crowe's tally of Test hundreds

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2009