Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 15 Apr 2024 “Brown face in a vanilla line-up”: Ross Taylor makes shocking racism claims in autobiography Former New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has made some shocking revelations about racism he faced during his long stint with the national side. In his autobiography Ross Taylor Black & White, Taylor, who has Samoan heritage on his mother's side, termed cricket in New Zealand "a pretty white sport". He added that he did not escalate the matter because it was likely to be considered as mere "banter" by those involved in alleged racial behavior. IPL finishing early has played into India’s hands a little: Ross Taylor Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor feels the suspension of the IPL can be seen as a positive for India as far as the World Test Championship (WTC) final is concerned. Don't think Super Over is needed in a one-day game: Ross Taylor Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has stated that there is nothing wrong with both teams sharing the World Cup in case of a tie, and that a Super Over is not necessary to choose one winner. As everyone is aware, England were declared winners of the 2019 World Cup despite tying the final as well as the Super Over. Hosts England were named champions on the basis of a controversial boundary count rule. New Zealand take 1-0 lead over India in ODIs after Taylor-made win Hosts New Zealand snapped their losing streak against India with a comprehensive four-wicket victory in the first ODI at Hamilton, chasing down a mammoth 348 for victory. Ross Taylor elated with Tom Latham's showing in Mumbai Ross Taylor was all praise on Tom Latham after the two added a record 200 runs for the fourth wicket as New Zealand defeated India by six wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumba Review: Failure of big names jolted New Zealand severely in India The India tour was always going to be a tough one for the Kiwis. History also suggested so. And, the results reflected their struggles. While they struggled in the Tests, they were more competitive in the one-day format, on expected lines Ranchi ODI: Dhoni’s stunning run out creates ripples on social media India may have lost the ODI at Ranchi, but skipper MS Dhoni’s run out of Ross Taylor at his home ground became an instant hit on social media In numbers: The shocking struggles of Ross Taylor Former New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has had a terrible tour of India. He averages in the healthy 40 plus in both the Test and the ODI format, but has failed to reach fifty even once on this tour irrespective of the format