New Zealand cricketer, Ross Taylor confirmed about his retirement from Test cricket and ODI.
Ross is one of the greatest player that has ever played for New Zealand. He is the New Zealand player with most runs (18,074) and has played most matches (445).
He has played 110 Tests, 102 T20Is and 233 ODIs in his career.
Taylor wrote on twitter, “Today I’m announcing my retirement from international cricket at the conclusion of the home summer, two more tests against Bangladesh, and six odi’s against Australia & the Netherlands. Thank you for 17 years of incredible support. It’s been an honor to represent my country #234.”
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How World Reacted To Ross Taylor Announcement
Cricketing world reacted to his announcement on Twitter
Rashid Khan, Afghanistan spinner said, “What a legend congratulations mate.”
David Warner, Australian cricketer wished him as well. He tweeted “Well done Ross Taylor absolutely amazing career and look forward to catching up with you in Australia.”
Isa Guha, former England cricketer tweeted, “What a career! Congrats.”
Grant Elliot, former New Zealand cricketer congratulated him and tweeted, “True legend of @BLACKCAPS.What a fine career. Very special for the Nz fans to watch you finish your career this summer.”
Ross will play his last Test cricket with Bangladesh series. His last ODIs will be played with Australia and Netherlands in February and March respectively. He had a great career trajectory and international cricket will not be same without his presence.