CWC19: 5 Players to watch out for in the New Zealand Squad

3. Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor
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Ross Taylor is the most experienced player in the current New Zealand ODI side. He made his ODI debut for New Zealand against West Indies on March 1st, 2006. Taylor can play according to the situation and help the Kiwis win matches single handedly.

The veteran Taylor has played so far 218 One day internationals (203 innings) and scored 8026 runs with the best score of 181*. In his ODI career, he scored 20 centuries and 47-half centuries.

In the 2015 World Cup played in Australia and New Zealand, Taylor played a key role in helping New Zealand reach their maiden World Cup final.

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In 2017 Champions Trophy 2017 held in England, the veteran Ross Taylor scored 148 runs from 3 matches (3 innings) and the best score of 63. New Zealand was knocked in the first round itself.

Ross Taylor has been in brilliant form so far in 2019 with 593 runs from 11 matches (11 innings) and the best score of 137 which includes 1 century and 4 half-centuries. With the experienced player likely to play his last World Cup, he would be hoping to go one step ahead and lift World Cup once he departs.


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