Ross Taylor Full Biography, New Zealand Cricketer, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Ross Taylor Full Biography


Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor (born 8 March 1984), commonly known as Ross Taylor, is a New Zealand international cricketer and former captain of his national team. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman, who has batted mostly at number 4 in his career. Taylor is a clean striker of the balls, likes to play in leg side. He made his ODI debut against West Indies in 2006 where he scored only 15 runs. Taylor scored his maiden century against Sri Lanka in December 2006.

In IPL Ross Taylor played for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Daredevils and Pune Warriors India.

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Ross Taylor New Zealand Cricketer – Basic Information 

  • Full Name: Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor
  • Nickname: Rosco, The Pallekele Plunderer
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break

Ross Taylor Physical Appearance

  • Height
    (approx.): 6’0″
  • Weight (approx.): 70kg
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Colour: Dark Blue

Personal Life Of Ross Taylor

  • Date of Birth: 8 March 1984
  • Age: 36 (as of 2020)
  • Birth Place: Lower Hutt, Wellington
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: New Zealander
  • School: Palmerston North Boys High School
  • College: Wairarapa College
  • Educational Qualifications: Graduate

Ross Taylor Family & Religion

  • Father: Neil Taylor
  • Mother: Ann Taylor
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister: NA
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Address: Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

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Cricket Career Of Ross Taylor

Internation Debuts

  • Test: 8 November 2007 v South Africa at Johannesburg
  • ODI:  01 March 2006 v West Indies at Napier
  • T20: 22 December 2006 v Sri Lanka at Wellington
  • Jersey Number: #3 New Zealand
  • Domestic/State Teams: New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory, Central Districts, Central Districts Under-19s, Delhi Daredevils, Durham, Jamaica Tallawahs, Middlesex, New Zealand Emerging Players, New Zealand Under-19s, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, St Lucia Zouks, Sussex, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Victoria
  • Nature on the field: Aggressive

Batting Career 


Bowling Career 



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Ross Taylor Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Travelling
  • Favorite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Food: Fried Chicken
  • Favorite Actor: NA

Highlighted Records of Ross Taylor

  • Ross Taylor is the first New Zealander to score centuries against all Test-playing nations in ODIs.
  • Taylor became the first cricket player to play in 100 international matches in all three formats.
  • First New Zealand batsman to score a Test double hundred.
  • Taylor is the 4th batsman in the history of cricket, who scored a century on his birthday.

Relationship Status Ross Taylor

Source: Instagram
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Victoria Jayne Brown
  • Marriage Date: 25 June 2011
  • Affairs/Girlfriend: NA
  • Children: 3

Awards and Recognitions

Source: Instagram
  •  The Sir Richard Hadlee Medal:– 2012–13 ,2013–14, 2019-20 seasons.
  • He was named in the World ODI XI by ICC in 2015 and 2018.
  • He was awarded Player Of The Match 29 times in his international career.
  • Taylor captained the New Zealand Under-19 team in youth internationals.
  • He captained the New Zealand national team in all format.
  • Taylor has scored 40 centuries, 21 in One Day International and 19 in Test.

Controversies did by Ross Taylor

The controversy between Ross Taylor and Brendon McCullum over the captaincy. Taylor was appointed as a captain after the retirement of Daniel Vettori.


In 2012, Taylor was asked to step down from captaincy.

Ross Taylor Emotional Press Conference 

Source: YouTube 

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