Ross Taylor http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27382/all en Cricket-Former skipper Taylor named in NZ XI to face England http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/cricket-former-skipper-taylor-named-nz-xi-face-england <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 23 (Reuters) - Former New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor will take the first tentative steps to rejoin the national setup after being named in a New Zealand XI on Wednesday to face England in two Twenty20 matches.</p> <p>Taylor was effectively dumped as skipper by coach Mike Hesson last month after New Zealand's tour of Sri Lanka, creating a public outcry and damaging New Zealand Cricket's credibility.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/cricket-former-skipper-taylor-named-nz-xi-face-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Luke Ronchi Ross Taylor Ross Taylor Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:15:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738104 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: New Zealand limited overs squads to face England http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/cricket-new-zealand-limited-overs-squads-face-england <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Zealand one-day and Twenty20 squads announced Friday for the England tour beginning this month.</p> <p>A squad for the three-Test series in March will be announced separately:</p> <p>ODI squad</p> <p>Brendon McCullum (captain), Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Andrew Ellis, James Franklin, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson.</p> <p>Twenty20 squad</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/cricket-new-zealand-limited-overs-squads-face-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendon McCullum Cricket Ross Taylor AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:30:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742367 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: New Zealand set England target of 270 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/cricket-new-zealand-set-england-target-270 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Zealand were all out for 269 with seven balls remaining in their 50 overs after being sent in to bat by England in the second one-day international at McLean Park on Wednesday.</p> <p>Ross Taylor top-scored with 100 and captain Brendon McCullum made 74 while James Anderson took five for 34.</p> <p>ns/mfc/jw</p> Brendon McCullum Cricket Ross Taylor AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:15:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5760713 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: New Zealand set England target of 270 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/cricket-new-zealand-set-england-target-270-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Zealand were all out for 269 with seven balls remaining in their 50 overs after being sent in to bat by England in the second one-day international at McLean Park on Wednesday.</p> <p>Ross Taylor top-scored with 100 and captain Brendon McCullum made 74 while James Anderson took five for 34.</p> <p>ns/mfc/jw</p> Brendon McCullum Cricket Ross Taylor AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:15:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5760714 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Taylor not happy in N. Zealand set-up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/cricket-taylor-not-happy-n-zealand-set <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ex-New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor, replaced as captain late last year, admitted Wednesday he was not entirely comfortable in the team following a dramatic Test series draw against England.</p> <p>Taylor also indicated there was more to the way he lost the captaincy to Brendon McCullum than has been revealed.</p> <p>"I wouldn't say I'm as comfortable as I would like to be but I guess time will tell," Taylor told Radio Sport when questioned about the atmosphere inside the New Zealand dressing room.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/cricket-taylor-not-happy-n-zealand-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendon McCullum Cricket Ross Taylor Ross Taylor AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 06:30:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5794999 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: New Zealand pull McCullum, Taylor out of Sri Lanka tour http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/cricket-new-zealand-pull-mccullum-taylor-out-sri-lanka-tour <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Senior New Zealand cricketers Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor will sit out next month's tour of Sri Lanka so they can prepare for the upcoming home Test series against the West Indies, chief selector Bruce Edgar said Saturday.</p> <p>The pair will return home after the current tour of Bangladesh with 23-year-old Kane Williamson replacing McCullum as captain in Sri Lanka where New Zealand will play three ODIs and two Twenty20s.</p> <p>"Ross and Brendon need red ball preparation to be at their best for the summer," Edgar said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/cricket-new-zealand-pull-mccullum-taylor-out-sri-lanka-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendon McCullum Cricket Human Interest Ross Taylor AFP Sat, 26 Oct 2013 01:06:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5971342 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Taylor powers New Zealand to 307 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/cricket-taylor-powers-new-zealand-307 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Zealand's Ross Taylor hit his eighth one-day century, including three successive sixes, to power the tourists to 307-5 in the final one-day international against Bangladesh on Sunday.</p> <p>Taylor remained unbeaten on 107 while Colin Munro made 85 as New Zealand posted their highest total in the three-match series in hopes of avoiding a 3-0 whitewash.</p> <p>Taylor and Munro put on 130 for the fourth wicket after Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bowl at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium at Fatullah just ouside Dhaka.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/cricket-taylor-powers-new-zealand-307" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boundary Cricket Ross Taylor Ross Taylor AFP Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:01:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5978620 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: New Zealand 186-3 at tea against West Indies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131210/cricket-new-zealand-186-3-at-tea-against-west-indies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Zealand were 186 for three at tea on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Wednesday.</p> <p>Ross Taylor was not out 70 with Brendon McCullum on 37. Tino Best has taken two wickets for 47.</p> <p>cf/bp/jw</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Brendon McCullum Cricket Ross Taylor AFP Wed, 11 Dec 2013 04:50:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6016487 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Century-maker Taylor in "best mindset" ever http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131211/cricket-century-maker-taylor-best-mindset-ever <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor declared himself to be in his "best mindset" ever following another century against the West Indies Wednesday, one year after being dumped as captain.</p> <p>Taylor turned around a woeful start by New Zealand in the second Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington as he posted 129 -- following an unbeaten 217 in the first Test last week.</p> <p>With help from the West Indies bowlers who failed to cash in on the green wicket after reducing New Zealand to 24-2, Taylor provided the backbone to an innings that recovered to 307-6 at stumps.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131211/cricket-century-maker-taylor-best-mindset-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Ross Taylor Ross Taylor Sports AFP Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:03:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6017039 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: McCullum first New Zealander to score Test 300 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/cricket-mccullum-first-new-zealander-score-test-300 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Brendon McCullum became the latest member of the elite 300 club and the first New Zealander to reach the triple Test century landmark Tuesday in a heroic match-saving innings against India.</p> <p>Skipper McCullum passed the previous New Zealand record innings of 299, set by Martin Crowe 23 years ago, when he cut Zaheer Khan for four at Wellington's Basin Reserve nearly an hour into the final day of the second Test.</p> <p>Two balls later, with the echoes of the standing ovation still on his mind, he was out for 302, caught behind off Khan. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/cricket-mccullum-first-new-zealander-score-test-300" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendon McCullum Brendon McCullum Cricket Ross Taylor AFP Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:16:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6073316 at http://www.globalpost.com