Ross Taylor equals Daniel Vettori’s record in the last Test of his career.
The second test match between Bangladesh and New Zealand is being played in Christchurch. This is the last Test match of the career of veteran Kiwi player Ross Taylor.
He achieved a special position during this period and has equaled Daniel Vettori’s record for playing most Tests for New Zealand.
This is Taylor’s 112th Test match. Vettori has also represented the Kiwi team in the same number of matches.
After these two, former captain Stephen Fleming is named on this list. He has played 111 test matches. At the same time, Brendon McCullum has played 101 matches.
Ross Taylor equals Daniel Vettori’s record: End of a 16-year long career.
The ongoing Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh is Ross Taylor’s last Test match. He had announced his retirement before the start of the series.
On 30 December 2021, Taylor confirmed that he would play his last Test series against Bangladesh before ODIs against Australia and the Netherlands later this summer.
Taylor has said that he will take retirement from international cricket after this season. With this, his 16-year long career will come to an end.
The Kiwi team was in a strong position on the first day of the second test.
Let us inform you that the Bangladesh team is ahead of 1-0 in the series. In the first Test, the hosts had to face defeat by eight wickets.
Meanwhile, on the first day of the second Test, the Kiwi team is seen in a strong position. The team has moved towards a big score.
By the end of the day’s play, the team had scored 349 runs for the loss of one wicket. Captain Tom Latham is standing at the crease as 186 and Dwayne Conway 99.
Will Young was dismissed after scoring 54 runs. He was sent to the pavilion by Shariful Islam.
Due to this quality of Ishant Sharma in the last test, Kohli and Dravid can give him a chance in the playing XI
Now all eyes are on the Indian team management as it remains to be seen who among the experienced Ishant Sharma and outswinger Umesh Yadav will replace the injured Muhammad Siraj in the last and third Test against South Africa from Tuesday.
Siraj suffered a hamstring while bowling on the first day of the second Test. He could bowl only 15.5 overs in both innings.
Coach Rahul Dravid also admitted that his injury affected the team’s strategy while defending the 240-run mark.