Skip to main content

Taylor’s last tribute to Zimbabwe made in style

Brendan Taylor's last match for Zimbabwe
Cricket world cup 2015, veteran Zimbabwe wicket keeper Brendan Taylor who is playing last match for Zimbabwe played a blistering innings of 138 runs in 110 balls against India, he smashed Ravindra Jadeja for 25 runs in 1 over. Brendan Taylor signed a three years contract with English county side Nottinghamshire, with this contract according to England and Wales cricket board( ECB) Brendan Taylor should resign for Zimbabwe country team. With the century he became the first Zimbabwe player to score 2 consecutive world cup centuries. Speaking on his retirement Taylor said that it is tough decision taken by him after consulting family and friends. In his 11 years career Taylor made 166 ODI’s and made 6950 runs with 145 as his best. He made 7207 in all formats. Winning against Australia in 2007 T20 world cup in which Brendan Taylor made 75* was memorable one for him. Under his captaincy Zimbabwe tasted many wins. He made his Debut in April 4,2004 vs Sri Lanka.

Records by Taylor with this match in WC

1. He is the first Zimbabwe player to score two back to back to centuries in world cup. He scored 121 against Ireland in last match.

2. He is the first Zimbabwe player to score a century against India in world cup.

3. He equals with Alistair Campbell for most number of ODI centuries with 7.

4. He holds the record of most number of runs by Zimbabwe batsman in single world cup with 434 runs. Earlier Neil Johnson scored 367 runs in 1999 WC.

5. He hold the record for most number of centuries in world cup.


Popular posts from this blog

Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after playing for Pakistan Club

Mohammad Shahzad recently played a phenomenal match wining with 84 against West Indies. He played for Afghanistan and won the match in the final of World Cup Qualifiers 2018. Previously, Mohammad Shahzad was banned for one year after failing the doping test. He returned after one year and was doing very well. He has made the team won against the West Indies in the qualifiers 2018 for Cricket world cup 2019. But, again Shahzad has been fined for playing in the Pakistan club.

The wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined once again. He was caught playing for a Pakistani cricket club without the permission. The official news was passed by the Afghan association member on this Monday. After a one year ban in last year itself, again Shahzad has disappointed the Afghanistan Cricket board (ACB). The Afghanistan cricket association has been made many expectations of the wicketkeeper, but this time also the player has done trouble. He was caught playing for a Pakistani club in Peshawar. Rep…

Is 2019 World cup be like “Doing it for Dhoni”?

The coming year is going to be very important for the Indian cricket team. The World Cup 2019 has many things o come with and the expectations are so high among the people. Many things have been predicting and many are imaging lots of things. As the 2011 World Cup was with caption that-“It was all about Sachin Tendulkar”. Though the match was in the captaincy of MS Dhoni, the tagline was and will be like it was about Sachin Tendulkar. Will, the history will repeat this time? Will the 2019 world cup will come with the tagline that – “All about doing it for Dhoni.

This season of cricket has been on the high end. The fever of cricket has been started with the IPL 2018. People are so excited and all the teams are doing great. Chennai Super kings are trending as always. The last two years were difficult for Dhoni as he was uncomfortable in the Rising Pune Super giant’s team. The two years were not that good for Captain of the ship MS Dhoni. But, as now he is back to his favourite team - …