Ross Taylor Retires from International Cricket
CRICDOT DESK : New Zealand batter Ross Taylor has announced that he will retire from international cricket next year after completing a streak of home tests against Bangladesh and six ODIs against Australia and the Netherlands. After making his debut in 2006, Ross Taylor retired as the most prolific New Zealand batter in all formats, recording 18,074 runs in 445 appearances, including most players in his country.
The 37-year-old was honored to represent New Zealand and thanked his fans for their support in traveling abroad.
“Today we announced our retirement from international cricket at the end of the home summer. We did two more tests against Bangladesh and six odds against Australia and the Netherlands. Great for 17 years. Thanks for your support. It’s an honor to represent my country # 234, ” Ross Taylor tweeted.
Taylor, who became the first player in history to make 100 international appearances in each of the three formats, said the timing was right.
“It was a great trip. As long as I am, I am very happy to represent my country. I am honored to be able to play against the greats of the game and make a lot of players along the way. Memories and friendships were born, but all the good things have to be done and I feel the timing is right for me. ”
New Zealand head coach Gary Stead said to Taylor’s team. Thank you for your contribution.
“Ross has always been a highly respected member of the team and is grateful for his contribution to the Black Cap in his wonderful career. His skills and temperament as a batter are world class. And his ability to play at such a high level for a very long time speaks to his longevity and volume of professionalism. It’s a moment I’ll never forget and he wins in Southampton in a row. I’m sure it’s the same for many fans to see us win our first ICC world title. We’ve done our best with rackets for a long time. Personally, many with him in every format. We are pleased to be part of the partnership. “Williamson said.
” We shared a pretty cool moment. Recently, it is the final of the world test. The championship, of course, was really special.
Taylor holds several records, including most test runs (7,584 runs), most ODI runs (8,581), most ODI centuries (21), and most centuries of all formats (40). increase.