New Zealand legend Ross Taylor has said goodbye to international cricket. 37-year-old Taylor has announced retirement by sharing a post on social media in the early hours of Thursday (December 30). Ross Taylor has said that he wants to play the next two series at home.
Both these series are to be held against Bangladesh and Australia. First a two-Test series will be played against Bangladesh. After this, New Zealand also has to play a series of 5 ODIs against Australia and Netherlands in their own home. In such a situation, Ross Taylor’s last match can be ODI against Australia.
Take a look at his announcement post
Today I'm announcing my retirement from international cricket at the conclusion of the home summer, two more tests against Bangladesh, and six odi’s against Australia & the Netherlands. Thank you for 17 years of incredible support. It’s been an honour to represent my country #234 pic.twitter.com/OTy1rsxkYp
— Ross Taylor (@RossLTaylor) December 29, 2021
Cricket career of Ross Taylor
The Kiwi player played a total of 445 matches in his international career, in which he scored a total of 40 centuries. Ross Taylor scored 7584 runs in 110 Tests and 8581 runs in 233 ODIs. He has 1909 runs in his name in 102 T20 matches.
Ross Taylor has scored 19 centuries in Tests and 21 in ODIs. He still has two Tests and 5 ODIs to play.