Middle-order batsman Ross Taylor, who played a key role in New Zealand’s World Test Championship title, has rubbished the news of his retirement saying that he loves the game very much and wants to keep playing it now. This 37-year-old batsman played the winning shot in the title match.
Ross Taylor said, “With the victory in the final of the World Test Championship, we deserve to be called world champions. I love cricket and I still want to keep learning. I want to be better, this A good sign. At this stage, I want to play as much cricket as I can.”
I can still play domestic cricket – Taylor
He further said, “Kiwi players retire at the age of 34 or 35 and when I turned 37, I understood why they do this. Everyone asks questions and asks for answers about age. But I Looks like I can still play domestic cricket and like to play for my country.”
Such has been Taylor’s international career
Who better to hit the winning runs than the @BLACKCAPS‘ greatest ever Test run-scorer, Ross Taylor?
— ICC (@ICC) June 23, 2021
Ross Taylor, the highest run-scorer in international cricket for New Zealand, has 7565 runs in 108 Tests. During this, his bat has scored three double centuries, 19 centuries and 35 half-centuries. At the same time, in 233 ODIs, he has 8576 runs at an average of 48.18. Taylor has scored 21 centuries and 51 half-centuries in this format. Apart from this, Taylor has 1909 runs in 102 T20 International matches. Taylor made his debut in international cricket in 2006.