ROSS TAYLOR

  • New Zealand lose Ross Taylor, Adam Milne for South Africa ODIs 3 days ago

    New Zealand's former skipper Ross Taylor and paceman Adam Milne will miss the upcoming one-day international series against South Africa because of injury, New Zealand Cricket said on Friday. Top order batsman Taylor, a veteran of 137 ODIs, has a calf problem, while Milne is struggling with an elbow injury and...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Twenty20 July 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Teams: West Indies XI: Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Sheldon Cottrell New Zealand Playing XI: Kane Williamson, James Neesham,...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 1 June 26, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Toss and team news: New Zealand won the toss and opt to bat first. Just one change for New Zealand, Neil Wagner in for Ish Sodhi. While West Indies include Shillingford and Jason Holder. Teams: West Indies: Gayle, Brathwaite, Edwards, Bravo, Chanderpaul,...
  • IPL 7: Chennai may prove a tough nut for Delhi to crack April 20, 2014

    Handed a shock defeat by Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Abu Dhabhi on Monday, but it won't be easy for Delhi. Chennai lost...
  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils hope to cut short Kolkata Knight Riders' flight April 18, 2014

    After being hammered in their opening match of IPL 7 by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils will sweat over skipper Kevin Pietersen's return from injury to get a psychological boost ahead of their second game in Abu Dhabi on Saturday against Kolkata Knight Riders, who are on a high having...
  • New Zealand pick rookie duo for West Indies tour April 15, 2014

    New Zealand selectors included two new caps in a 15-man Test squad named on Tuesday to tour the West Indies, with injury-hit spinner Daniel Vettori's future under a cloud. Otago slow bowler Mark Craig was plucked from obscurity in anticipation of spin-friendly wickets on the three-Test tour, alongside fellow rookie Luke...
  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik April 8, 2014

    Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches. "Of course, there will be pressure. When...
  • Delhi Daredevils preparatory camp from April 9 April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The preparatory camp of Delhi Daredevils, under the guidance of head coach Gary Kirsten, for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League will begin at the Palam Ground here on Wednesday. The main focus of the camp would be to help the team come together ahead of the...
  • As it happened: World T20, New Zealand vs Netherlands March 29, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Toss and team news: New Zealand win toss and opt to bowl. Tim Southee and Colin Munro miss out with Trent Boult and Jimmy Neesham coming in for them. While, Netherlands have decided to go with an unchanged side. New Zealand...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Delhi stretch their squad to 23 on final day February 13, 2014

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the twoday IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the...
  • New Zealand name two newcomers for second Test against India February 13, 2014

    Wellington: Batsman Tom Latham and allrounder Jimmy Neesham will make their Test debuts for New Zealand in the second Test against India which starts at the Basin Reserve on Friday. Latham has been named to bat at No. 5 in the New Zealand order, replacing Ross Taylor whose wife is expecting...
  • IPL Auction: Huge pay cut for Pathan brothers; Ross Taylor unsold February 12, 2014

    RCB spent Rs. 14 crore on Yuvraj Singh while Delhi bought Dinesh Karthik for Rs. 12.5 crore on Day 1 of IPL 7 auction in Bengaluru. ...
  • Lack of interest in Ross Taylor, Cameron White surprises Rahul Dravid February 12, 2014

    Bangalore: A bunch of quality international cricketers on Wednesday went unsold on the first day of the IPL 7 players' auction, but what surprised former India captain Rahul Dravid the most was that hardhitting Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor and Australia's Cameron White did not find a buyer. Taylor and White are...
  • Neesham, Latham in NZ's squad for second Test February 11, 2014

    Wellington: Allrounder Jimmy Neesham and batsman Tom Latham have been named in New Zealand's squad for the second Test against India after Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell were dropped for a late night drinking session in Auckland last week. Both replacements are uncapped at Test level and the 21yearold Latham comes...
  • 1st Test: India's search for first win in 2014 resumes in New Zealand February 5, 2014

    After being thrashed 40 against all odds in the ODI series by hosts New Zealand, Team India will hope to make amends in the first Test of the twoTest series starting Thursday at the Eden Park in Auckland. India have not won a Test match on the road since June 2011,...
  • Kohli inches closer to top spot in ICC ODI rankings February 1, 2014

    Dubai: Virat Kohli's individual brilliance during India's disastrous show in the lost ODI series against New Zealand has helped the young batsman inch closer to the top spot in the latest ICC rankings issued on Saturday. India were drubbed 04 in the series which concluded on Friday but Kohli, placed second...
  • Groundbreaking series win for us: Brendon McCullum January 31, 2014

    Wellington: Delighted after drubbing India 40 in the justconcluded ODI series, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum on Friday called it a groundbreaking triumph for his side and the most satisfying of his career so far. New Zealand dominated the fivematch series, the third game of which was a tie, even though...
  • 5th ODI: India outplayed once again, lose series to NZ 40 January 31, 2014

    India's losing streak in 2014 saw them succumbing to another embarrassing defeat at Wellington on Friday, when hosts New Zealand outplayed the visitors yet again, winning the fifth ODI by 87 runs to take home the series 40. Set a daunting 304 to win, thanks to another disappointing performance by their...
  • India eye redemption in final ODI against NZ January 30, 2014

    After conceding the ODI series to New Zealand 30, India look for a consolation win in the fifth and final onedayer. ...
  • Ross Taylor explains how New Zealand beat world champions India January 29, 2014

    Revealing New Zealand's strategy that has outwitted Indian bowlers in the ongoing ODI series, batsman Ross Taylor said the Kiwis have focussed on denying wickets to the visiting side's spinners to wear out the rest of their attack. The Kiwis have taken an unassailable 30 lead in the fivematch series after...
  • Taylor shines as New Zealand take series January 28, 2014

    India's bowling was taken to the cleaners once again as new Zealand won the Hamilton ODI by 7 wickets and also the series after Ross Taylor's ninth century. ...
  • Beating India is hell of an achievement: Brendon McCullum January 28, 2014

    Hamilton: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum says beating World Champions India in a Oneday series was "hell of an achievement" and acknowledged crucial contributions with the bat by Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson in their 'emphatic' victory. New Zealand on Tuesday hammered India by seven wickets to take a 30 lead...
  • 4th ODI: Hapless India concede series 30 after 7wicket loss to NZ January 28, 2014

    India made bold moves, some logical and some totally out of context, but it boiled down to Indian bowling that caved in once again and failed to defend a competitive 278 for 5, which New Zealand overhauled to win by seven wickets and with 11 balls to spare thanks...
  • India need Plan B for first win on New Zealand tour January 27, 2014

    India's fourmatch losing streak overseas is in urgent need of Plan B. Two ODI defeats in South Africa and now two in New Zealand may not have set the cat among the pigeons but surely raises the level of doubts over the team's ability to adapt in testing overseas conditions. The...
  • Team India will bounce back at some point, feels Ross Taylor January 21, 2014

    Hamilton: New Zealand have started off well by winning the opening ODI but their star batsman Ross Taylor feels India have a good chance to bounce back in the second game here on Wednesday as conditions are more likely to favour the visitors. The Black Caps won by 24 runs to...
  • Dhoni becomes first Indian keeper to cross 300 dismissals January 19, 2014

    Napier: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper and the fourth overall to effect 300 dismissals in One Day Internationals when he caught a Ross Taylor nick in the opening ODI against New Zealand here on Sunday. Prior to the series, Dhoni had 299 dismissals (220 caught and...