Ross Taylor has also scored 19 half-centuries in Tests. (AP)
Ross Taylor has put the team in a strong position by scoring a half-century in the second Test (England vs New Zealand). This is very important in terms of preparation for the World Test Championship.
Birmingham. New Zealand’s middle-order batsman Ross Taylor has warned Team India before the World Test Championship. He scored a brilliant half-century in the first innings of the second Test against England. This is his 35th half-century of Tests. He has also scored 19 centuries. The final of the World Test Championship is to be held in Southampton between India and New Zealand from 18 to 22 June.
On the third day of the second Test on Saturday, New Zealand started playing 229 runs for 3 wickets in the first innings. Ross Taylor was unbeaten on 46. Taylor was dismissed after scoring 80 runs. He faced 139 balls and hit 11 fours. England has scored 303 runs in the first innings. By the time the news was written, New Zealand had scored 307 runs for 4 wickets. That is, the visiting team is in a strong position and has got a lead of 4 runs. 6 wickets left. The current series is currently tied at 1-1.
Taylor has scored 812 runs against India
Talking about the batsmen involved in the current Test team of New Zealand, Ross Taylor has scored 812 runs against India. Has scored 3 centuries and 1 half-century. In such a situation, he can become a big headache for Team India in the final of the World Test Championship. Talking about the other batsmen included in the team, captain Kane Williamson has scored 728 against India while Tom Latham has scored 345 runs. Williamson has scored two centuries and 4 half-centuries.But only two fifties in the last 16 innings
On the left side of Ross Taylor’s Test career, he has scored 7506 runs in 186 innings at an average of 46. But this 37-year-old batsman has managed to score more than 50 runs in only two in the last 16 innings. This is a matter of some relief for Team India. The team would like to take advantage of this. Apart from this, Taylor has scored 21 centuries and 51 half-centuries in 233 ODIs. Not only this, he has scored 1909 runs in 102 T20s with the help of 7 half-centuries.