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Ross Taylor

Born: March 8, 1984 (age 37)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand New Zealander

Role: Batsman
Career History
InternationalNational SideNew Zealand (2006-)
Sports Mole has 185 articles about Ross Taylor. Articles 1 to 40:
New Zealand's Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor celebrate after winning the ICC World Test Championship Final against India on June 23, 2021
New Zealand defeat India to win World Test Championship final
Kane Williamson led the way with an unbeaten 52 and 37-year-old Ross Taylor struck the winning boundary to finish 47 not out.
Jun 23, 18:58
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates taking a catch to dismiss New Zealand's Henry Nicholls on June 22, 2021
New Zealand's World Test final with India to head into sixth day
The World Test Championship final will continue into a sixth day.
Jun 22, 19:47
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates taking a catch to dismiss New Zealand's Henry Nicholls on June 22, 2021
Kane Williamson rallies as New Zealand earn first-innings lead over India
A reserve day has been activated, giving some hope of a positive conclusion to the old format's inaugural showpiece.
Jun 22, 17:16
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates taking a catch to dismiss New Zealand's Henry Nicholls on June 22, 2021
India boosted by three wickets in New Zealand World Test final
The Black Caps suffered a setback on the fifth morning of a game which could use a reserve day.
Jun 22, 14:13
New Zealand's Tom Blundell in action against England on June 12, 2021
Result: England slump to New Zealand defeat at Edgbaston
Joe Root's men suffer crushing defeat.
Jun 13, 12:37
New Zealand's Tom Blundell in action against England on June 12, 2021
England struggle as New Zealand assume control of second Test
A last-wicket partnership had earlier helped hand the Black Caps a handy lead.
Jun 12, 16:02
New Zealand's Tom Blundell in action against England on June 12, 2021
New Zealand steam ahead as England falter in the field
The Black Caps were 74 behind at the start of play and 23 ahead as they reached lunch on 326 for five.
Jun 12, 13:26
England's Rory Burns takes a catch to dismiss New Zealand's Henry Nicholls on June 6, 2021
England reach 56 for two chasing 273 on final day of first Test
The Lord's encounter looks to be heading for a draw.
Jun 6, 16:21
New Zealand's Tim Southee celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England's James Bracey on June 5, 2021
England's Rory Burns hits back after Tim Southee masterclass
New Zealand seamer Tim Southee had England in trouble with six for 43 but Burns' century made the draw the favourite with a day remaining.
Jun 5, 19:43
New Zealand's Tim Southee celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England's James Bracey on June 5, 2021
New Zealand on top against England despite Rory Burns century
Tim Southee's six wickets gave the tourists the upper hand.
Jun 5, 17:04
New Zealand's Tim Southee celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England's James Bracey on June 5, 2021
Tim Southee takes three wickets as England collapse against New Zealand
Tim Southee used his guile and a hint of movement to snare Ollie Pope, Dan Lawrence and debutant James Bracey.
Jun 5, 14:28
New Zealand's Ross Taylor celebrates his century on December 3, 2019
Ross Taylor aiming to use Stuart Broad knowledge to NZ's advantage
The first Test gets under way at Lord's on Wednesday.
Jun 1, 10:58
New Zealand's Neil Wagner celebrates the wicket of India's Zaheer Khan during day four of the international cricket Test match between New Zealand and India played at Eden Park in Auckland on February 9, 2014
Neil Wagner: 'New Zealand will not treat England Test as a warm-up'
The Kiwis are due to take on Joe Root's side in a two-match series at Lord's and Edgbaston.
May 17, 11:42
England's Joe Denly pictured on November 2, 2019
Kane Williamson admits he was "very fortunate" to survive Joe Denly drop
The New Zealand captain had two let-offs en route to making an unbeaten 104.
Dec 3, 09:42
Jofra Archer in action for England on November 30, 2019
Joe Root confident Jofra Archer will learn from New Zealand struggles
Archer impressed in the Ashes and World Cup but only got two wickets in New Zealand.
Dec 3, 09:41
New Zealand's Ross Taylor celebrates his century on December 3, 2019
Second Test day five: New Zealand frustrate England to seal series win
England's focus now turns to the series with South Africa.
Dec 3, 09:40
New Zealand's Ross Taylor celebrates his century on December 3, 2019
Result: Joe Denly suffers horror drop as New Zealand see out series win
Rain led to the second Test being declared a draw
Dec 3, 09:32
Joe Root in action for England on December 2, 2019
Root reaches double century as England stage fightback in Hamilton
Root's innings saw him enter the list of top ten England Test run scorers.
Dec 2, 10:17
Joe Root kisses his own helmet after reaching a century on December 1, 2019
Defiant Joe Root hits century on day three of second Test
The Yorkshireman was in a defiant mood on the third day of the second Test.
Dec 1, 08:21
Stuart Broad in action for England on November 30, 2019
Late wickets take shine off England performance on day two in Hamilton
The Black Caps lost their last five wickets for 60, but Sibley and Denly were dismissed before stumps.
Nov 30, 08:54
Tom Latham celebrates his century for New Zealand on November 29, 2019
Tom Latham hits another ton to frustrate England on day one of second Test
New Zealand reached 173-3 on a truncated first day of the second Test.
Nov 29, 08:15
New Zealand's Ross Taylor pictured on July 9, 2019
Ross Taylor warns Joe Root's return to form is "only a matter of time"
The captain has struggled to make runs recently.
Nov 28, 08:13
Ben Stokes reaches his half-century for England on November 21, 2019
Tense opening day sees England reach 241-4 against NZ
The two-Test series began in tense style, with three men making fifties against tight bowling.
Nov 21, 09:17
James Vince in action for England in August 2018
Result: England punished for mistakes in field as New Zealand level series
The visitors won the previous match in Christchurch on Friday.
Nov 3, 09:31
James Vince in action for England in August 2018
Result: James Vince leads England to victory over New Zealand
It was the first encounter between the sides following the World Cup decided.
Nov 1, 07:27
New Zealand's Ross Taylor pictured on July 9, 2019
Ross Taylor: 'New Zealand know what to expect in World Cup final'
The Black Caps slumped to defeat by neighbours Australia in the 2015 final.
Jul 12, 22:26
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
World Cup semi-finals: England face old enemies Australia for place in final
England take on Australia in the second semi-final.
Jul 11, 07:09
New Zealand's Kane Williamson and team mates celebrate after the match against India on July 10, 2019
World Cup semi-finals: New Zealand send home India in dramatic match
The Black Caps beat India in a thriller at Old Trafford.
Jul 10, 20:23
India's Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Kane Williamson with teammates on July 9, 2019
New Zealand set India target of 240 to reach World Cup final
The Black Caps had to bat their remaining 3.5 overs on the reserve day after rain curtailed play on Tuesday.
Jul 10, 13:18
India's Jasprit Bumrah celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Martin Guptill on July 9, 2019
World Cup matchday 40: India and New Zealand return for semi-final reserve day
The first semi-final will resume on the reserve day.
Jul 10, 08:10
India's Jasprit Bumrah celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Martin Guptill on July 9, 2019
World Cup matchday 39: Rain forces reserve day with India in charge
The first semi-final will resume on the reserve day.
Jul 9, 23:03
India's Jasprit Bumrah celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Martin Guptill on July 9, 2019
India, New Zealand forced into reserve day in World Cup semi-final
New Zealand will resume their innings on Wednesday.
Jul 9, 22:56
New Zealand's James Neesham celebrates the wicket of Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran on June 8, 2019
Result: New Zealand continue perfect World Cup start after beating Afghanistan
James Neesham took five wickets at Taunton.
Jun 8, 20:54
New Zealand's Mitchell Santner celebrates at the end of the match against Bangladesh on June 5, 2019
Result: New Zealand scrape past Bangladesh in World Cup thriller
Bangladesh pushed the Black Caps all the way.
Jun 5, 22:18
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Result: Ross Taylor century levels ODI series
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor hits an unbeaten 181 as the team win the fourth ODI against England by five wickets to level the series.
Mar 7, 10:11
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Result: Australia defeat New Zealand in T20 tri-series final
Australia win the T20 tri-series after registering a 19-run victory over New Zealand via the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Feb 21, 10:51
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New Zealand, South Africa evenly poised at stumps in Dunedin
Kane Williamson leads a New Zealand fightback against South Africa on day two to leave the first Test in Dunedin delicately poised.
Mar 9, 13:03
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Result: Martin Guptill's century helps New Zealand level up series against South Africa
New Zealand level up the one-day international series against South Africa thanks to Martin Guptill's 180.
Mar 1, 09:15
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Result: New Zealand's record-breaking Ross Taylor levels ODI series against South Africa
Record-breaking Ross Taylor guides New Zealand to six-run victory, which levels up the five-match one-day series against South Africa.
Feb 22, 09:15
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New Zealand, Bangladesh second Test left delicately poised
New Zealand lose three late wickets to find themselves on 260-7 at the end of day three of their second Test meeting with Bangladesh in Christchurch.
Jan 22, 09:58

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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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