Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor (born 8 March 1984) is a New Zealand cricketer who plays predominantly at number four in all formats of the game. Taylor is a former captain of New Zealand in all formats. But what’s so special about Ross? So let us all look at some of the recent records made by the very own Ross Taylor.
- February 2017 he became the leading century maker for New Zealand in ODI’s.
- January 2019 he scored his 20th century in ODIs, becoming the first New Zealand player to reach 20 centuries in any format of the game.
- In January 2020, during the third Test against Australia, Taylor passed Stephen Fleming’s career total of 7,172 runs to become the leading run-scorer for New Zealand in Test cricket.
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And now Ross Taylor has become the first ever cricketer in the history to play 100 or more matches in each of the three International formats. The ongoing first test against India in Wellington is the 35-year-old’s 100th Test match.
- Ross Taylor has scored a total of 7,174 runs in test cricket with a massive average of 46.30 and the highest score has been 290.
- In the ODI’s Ross has also made a mark with over 8,570 runs with an impressive average of 48.7, which include 21 centuries and the highest score has been 181*.
- He has also played 100 T20I’s and has made 1,909 runs in those matches.
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A heartily congratulations to Ross on playing this 100th Test match and may he goes on to play many more for his country.