Brendan Taylor      

Full name Brendan Ross Murray Taylor

Born February 6, 1986, Harare

Current age 32 years 13 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Chittagong Kings, Mashonaland A, Mid West Rhinos, Nottinghamshire, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Wellington, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Brendan Ross Murray Taylor
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 26 52 3 1594 171 32.53 3163 50.39 4 8 162 15 25 0
ODIs Insights on odi 175 174 15 5558 145* 34.95 7414 74.96 9 33 473 85 101 23
T20Is Insights on t20i 28 28 5 612 75* 26.60 507 120.71 0 5 53 17 14 2
First-class 125 226 12 8545 217 39.92 29 31 140 4
List A 283 275 26 8580 154 34.45 16 48 167 35
T20s Insights on t20 132 126 18 2927 101* 27.10 2426 120.65 1 22 267 75 54 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 26 4 42 38 0 - - - 5.42 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 175 21 396 406 9 3/54 3/54 45.11 6.15 44.0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 28 2 30 17 1 1/16 1/16 17.00 3.40 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 125 384 225 4 2/36 56.25 3.51 96.0 0 0 0
List A 283 606 604 20 5/28 5/28 30.20 5.98 30.3 0 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 132 8 150 152 8 3/38 3/38 19.00 6.08 18.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, May 6-8, 2004 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Zimbabwe at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-27, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Apr 20, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Feb 16, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Feb 6, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class South Africa v Zimbabwe at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-27, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Manicaland v Mashonaland at Mutare, Dec 3, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Feb 16, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Eagles v Zimbabweans at Kimberley, Sep 13, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Feb 6, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
30, 0c/0s Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Sharjah 16 Feb 2018 ODI # 3977 Insights on
9, 0c/0s Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Sharjah 13 Feb 2018 ODI # 3975 Insights on
125, 1c/0s Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Sharjah 11 Feb 2018 ODI # 3974 Insights on
0c/0s, 16 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Sharjah 9 Feb 2018 ODI # 3972 Insights on
1c/1s, 15 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Sharjah 6 Feb 2018 T20I # 644
3, 3c/0s Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Sharjah 5 Feb 2018 T20I # 643
2c/2s, 0 Zimbabwe v Bangladesh Dhaka 23 Jan 2018 ODI # 3964 Insights on
58, 0c/0s Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Dhaka 21 Jan 2018 ODI # 3962 Insights on
38, 0c/1s Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Dhaka 17 Jan 2018 ODI # 3955 Insights on
24, 0c/0s Zimbabwe v Bangladesh Dhaka 15 Jan 2018 ODI # 3952 Insights on
Profile

Brendan Taylor, a wicketkeeper-batsman and statistically one of the finest players that Zimbabwe has ever produced, abandoned Zimbabwe's international set-up when he played his final game against India in their last Group B game of the 2015 World Cup. Taylor, disillusioned with international cricket, signed a three-year Kolpak deal with Nottinghamshire which made him ineligible to play for Zimbabwe while that contract is in effect. He made his decision slightly open-ended, not entirely ruling out the possibility that he might one day return to the fold. And he did just that.

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Jan 21, 2018

Brendan Taylor and Graeme Cremer run between the wickets, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 21, 2018

Brendan Taylor and Graeme Cremer run between the wickets

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Jan 21, 2018

Brendan Taylor profited from leg glances, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 21, 2018

Brendan Taylor profited from leg glances

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Jan 17, 2018

Brendan Taylor plays the upper dab, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 17, 2018

Brendan Taylor plays the upper dab

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