Ross Taylor      

Full name Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor

Born March 8, 1984, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Current age 32 years 175 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 72 131 16 5598 290 48.67 9488 59.00 15 25 692 40 115 0
ODIs 171 157 27 5707 131* 43.90 6910 82.59 15 32 467 119 110 0
T20Is 73 65 13 1256 63 24.15 1046 120.07 0 5 83 48 42 0
First-class 137 231 19 9380 290 44.24 22 48 176 0
List A 222 208 31 7685 132* 43.41 19 48 140 0
Twenty20 222 207 46 4928 111* 30.60 3694 133.40 1 25 349 238 105 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 72 7 96 48 2 2/4 2/4 24.00 3.00 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs 171 4 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 137 684 378 6 2/4 2/4 63.00 3.31 114.0 0 0 0
List A 222 318 242 3 1/13 1/13 80.66 4.56 106.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 222 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 South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Aug 19-23, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 1, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 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 South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Aug 19-23, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Sussex v Middlesex at Hove, Jun 12, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford, Jul 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2* New Zealand v South Africa Durban 19 Aug 2016 Test # 2219
124*, 67* New Zealand v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 6 Aug 2016 Test # 2214
173* New Zealand v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 28 Jul 2016 Test # 2210
24 Sussex v Essex Chelmsford 21 Jul 2016 T20
142*, 68 Sussex v Kent Tunbridge Wells 17 Jul 2016 FC
46* Sussex v Hampshire Hove 15 Jul 2016 T20
19 Sussex v Glamorgan Cardiff 7 Jul 2016 T20
4 Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 2 Jul 2016 FC
33* Sussex v Middlesex Hove 1 Jul 2016 T20
49 Sussex v Kent Canterbury 30 Jun 2016 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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Aug 20, 2016

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor walk off in the gloom, South Africa v New Zealand, 1st Test, Durban, 2nd day, August 20, 2016

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor walk off in the gloom

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Aug 9, 2016

Ross Taylor fends one off to the on side, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Bulawayo, 4th day, August 9, 2016

Ross Taylor fends one off to the on side

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Aug 7, 2016

Ross Taylor celebrates his century, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Bulawayo, 2nd day, August 7, 2016

Ross Taylor celebrates his century

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2009

Tour Results
PCB XI v England XI at ICCA Dubai - Jan 11-13, 2012
England XI won by 100 runs
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