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Famous cricket players of New Zealand: Ross Taylor

by on March 23, 2011
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 Famous cricket players of New Zealand: Ross Taylor

  • Ross Taylor is a right hand batsman of New Zealand cricket team. He is a class batsman of New Zealand and is one of the key players to perform for his team. Playing at No.4, Ross Taylor has an average of 36 in 100 matches which is a world class effort.
  • Ross Taylor made his ODI debut on March 1, 2006 against Pakistan. Ross has played 137 one day international matches, scoring 4328 runs at an average of 40.7. Ross Taylor’s highest score in ODI is 131 which he scored against Pakistan cricket team. He was dropped by Kamran Akmal which gave Taylor another chance to outclass Pakistan. It was also his birthday. He has scored 26 half centuries and 10 centuries so far in his ODI career. 
  • Ross Taylor made his test debut on November 8, 2007 against South Africa. He has played 59 test matches scoring 4500 runs at an average of 45.91. The highest test score of Ross Taylor is 217. The test batting average of Ross Taylor speaks much for his performance. He has scored 22 fifties and 12 centuries so far in his test cricket career. 
  • In World Cups, Ross Taylor has played 12 matches scoring 352 runs at an average of 39.11 and strike rate of 87.34. In 2011 Cricket World Cup, Ross played a smashing innings of 131 runs against Pakistan to claim a win for New Zealand cricket team.
  • At home, Taylor averages over 45 in ODI with a strike rate of 86.35, but outside New Zealand, Ross Taylor averages at 29.88 with a strike rate of 77.
  • Ross Taylor has scored 22 fifties in 15 matches at a strike rate of over 80.

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