Sussex re-sign New Zealand Foreign Batsman for T20: Sussex uses Ross Taylor as a trump card for this summer’s T20 Blast.
Sussex re-sign New Zealand Foreign Batsman for T20
Last season Ross Taylor played all three formats for the Hove side. The 32-year-old batsman has a good record as an overseas player in English county.
Taylor has played 73 20-20 internationals for New Zealand, scored 1256 runs at an average of 24.15 for New Zealand. He played for Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.
Sussex head coach Mark Davis said that “Ross is not only a world-class player but also a fantastic role model,”.
Why Sussex re-sign New Zealand Foreign Batsman for T20?
Wellington-born Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor has previously played 224 Twenty20 as Middle-order batsman in domestic T20 tournaments. He represented for Australia, India and West Indies in domestic T20 tournaments.
Ross has scored 6015 runs in 80 Tests having 46.99 average with 290 as the highest test score. In 177 ODI, Ross has scored 5842 runs with 42.95 average.
He has captained for his country, and he has a great experience as middle order batsman. Taylor is attacking top-order batsman proficient of taking up the challenge to world-class bowling attacks.
Ross earlier played T20 cricket in England for Durham in 2010. After, Australian pace bowler Steve Magoffin married with English girl and applied for a UK passport, he pass as a non-overseas player. So, Sussex signed Ross Taylor as an overseas player.
After, Sussex re-sign New Zealand Foreign Batsman for T20 Taylor will be ready for the whole T20 campaign which, in 2017.