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Ross Taylor Biography

Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor, more commonly known as Ross Taylor, is the New Zealand cricketer and the current captain of the cricket team. He is a clean striker of the ball, and a useful off-break bowler. He made his debut for the New Zealand team in international cricket on 1 March 2006, in a one-day match against the West Indies. He captained New Zealand for the first time in an ODI against Australia in Napier on 3 March 2010. Taylor scored his maiden one day century playing against Sri Lanka on 28 December 2006. Taylor was picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2008 Indian Premier League auction. In the 2011 auction, Taylor was sold to the Rajasthan Royals, following which he moved to the Delhi Daredevils for the season of 2012. Taylor's first ODI century came against Sri Lanka December 2006, scoring 128* off 133 balls. His highest ODI score is 131* which came off 24 balls against Pakistan on 8 March 2011 at the ICC Cricket World Cup. Ross Taylor scored a Test match career-best of 154* against England in May 2008, a brilliant innings including 5 sixes and 17 fours.

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5 captains who were sacked unceremoniously These players could not win the trust of their respective boards.
Taylor, Williamson centuries boost New Zealand to massive total While Williamson became the 13th batsman to score a hundred against every other Test playing nation, Taylor scored a century of his own.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson labels victory over Zimbabwe as a "very thorough" performance Hesson was highly impressed with Wagner for putting in the extra effort on the unresponsive pitch, which ultimately fetched him 8 wickets.
Zimbabwe fans miss out on TV coverage of home Tests against New Zealand Technical defect and broadcast deal issues cited as major reasons
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Kagiso Rabada causes a flutter on Kent debut, match halted due to excessive sunlight Rabada committed a faux pas that even got his SA teammates talking, but made up emphatically with his Man of the Match bowling effort
Stats: Batsmen fastest to 100 sixes in ODIs A look at the players who have reached 100 sixes in the least number of ODI games.
5 memorable performances by cricketers on their birthdays There have been numerous incidents in cricket where cricketers have given themselves a gift by putting up memorable performances.
Virat Kohli reveals he had demanded a promotion in the RCB batting order Kohli spoke with the team management about his displeasure with the role assigned to him and suggested they take somebody else instead.
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: England crush New Zealand to enter final Jason Roy played a starring role with the bat for England, plundering 78 runs off 44 balls.
The secret to New Zealand's success in T20 World Cup 2016 After an eternity of individual brilliance, the Kiwis seem to be finally here to reestablish cricket as it originally was - a team game.
New Zealand's stability in the post-McCullum age speaks about character and maturity A look at how the team has shaped up since Brendon McCullum's departure.
Ross Taylor warns New Zealand against over-confidence Ross Taylor doesnt expect all three of New Zealands spin trio to feature against Australia, despite their brilliant showing against India.
ICC World T20: 5 key battles to look forward in India vs New Zealand Here are five key battles which can decide the outcome of the India vs New Zealand clash in the World T20
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