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The third ODI against Netherlands is the last international match of Ross Taylor’s career. This was the reason why Taylor started crying during the National Anthem and her tears were not stopping. Seeing Taylor like this, the people present in the field also became emotional.
New Zealand legend Taylor was present with his children during the National Anthem. In fact, Taylor had already announced that he would withdraw from international cricket after the ODI series against the Netherlands.
Played his last test 2 months ago
In the last match of his Test career played in January against Bangladesh, Taylor also bowled and was successful in getting wickets. The New Zealand legend has played 236 matches in his ODI career and scored 8607 runs during this period. In the year 2006, Taylor made his ODI debut against the West Indies. Taylor is the highest run-scorer for New Zealand in ODI cricket.
There was a time when in the world of cricket, Taylor’s fear was on the heads of bowlers. After taking some time in the beginning, when Taylor got set, he would blew up any bowling attack.
Most centuries and half-centuries for New Zealand in ODIs
Taylor scored 7584 runs in Test cricket. At the same time, Taylor is the batsman with the most centuries and half-centuries for New Zealand in ODIs. In his ODI career, he has scored 21 centuries and 51 half-centuries.
The bat did not play in the farewell match
In the last match against Netherlands, Taylor could not do much and was dismissed after scoring only 14 runs. But history will remember him not for this one innings but for the scintillating performance he did in 16 years.
Taylor scored 1017 runs in 55 matches of IPL at a strike rate of 124. During this his highest score was 81.
Scored more than 50 runs in ODIs 72 times
Ross Taylor left a different mark in international cricket with his batting. This 38-year-old cricketer from New Zealand was always devoted to the game.
The final match of the three-match ODI series between New Zealand and Netherlands is being played in Hamilton. The Kiwis are leading 2-0 in the series. Taylor had already announced that he would retire from international cricket in early 2022. However, he will continue to play domestic cricket for now.
He was also included in the New Zealand team that won the first World Test Championship title. New Zealand defeated India in the final. Ross Taylor has played an innings of more than 50 runs in ODIs 72 times. His highest score was 181 not out.
Most matches played for New Zealand
Ross Taylor became the first cricketer in the world to play 100-100 matches in all three formats in February 2020. He is the player to play the most matches for New Zealand in all three formats. He has scored 6429 runs in overall 292 T20Is at an average of 31.
In T20 format, he has scored 1 century and 32 half-centuries. 111 not out is his biggest innings. He has scored more than 12 thousand runs in first class cricket with the help of 27 centuries.