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.