Ross Taylor, a New Zealand legend, has retired from international cricket. Taylor, 37, announced her retirement on social media in the early hours of Thursday morning (December 30). Ross Taylor has stated that the next two series will be played at home.
These two series will be played against Bangladesh and Australia, respectively. A two-Test series against Bangladesh will be played first. After that, New Zealand must play a five-match ODI series against Australia and the Netherlands at home. Ross Taylor’s final match could be an ODI against Australia in such a situation.
What Ross Taylor had to say about it on Twitter
Ross Taylor announced his retirement from international cricket after the home summer in a social media post. The final series will be a home Test series against Bangladesh, followed by six one-day internationals against Australia and the Netherlands. Thank you for your 17-year support. It is a source of pride to represent your country.
The cricket career of Ross Taylor
In his international career, this Kiwi batsman appeared in 445 games and scored 40 centuries. Ross Taylor amassed 7584 runs in 110 Tests and 8581 runs in 233 One-Day Internationals during this period. In 102 T20 matches, he has 1909 runs to his name. Ross Taylor has 19 Test centuries and 21 ODI centuries. He still has two Tests and five One-Day Internationals to play.
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