Chris Taylor

Country: England
Born: February 21, 1981, Leeds, Yorkshire
Height: 6ft 4in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Chris Taylor Bio

Christopher Robert Taylor is a renowned English cricket player known for his powerful batting skills and dedication to the sport. Born in England, Taylor made his mark in the cricket world through his exceptional performances for various teams.

Taylor made his first-class debut for Yorkshire in 2001, after successfully progressing through the county’s youth system. Standing tall as an opening batsman, he showcased his immense talent early on. In 2002, he scored his maiden first-class half-century against Surrey in an innings that lasted 195 minutes. Taylor’s exceptional skills did not go unnoticed, as he was selected to represent England Under-17 and Under-19 teams.

Taylor’s determination and skill earned him recognition, leading to being named the Yorkshire CCC Supporters’ Club Young Player of the Year in 1999. Although he played in only three matches during Yorkshire’s Championship-winning season in 2001, Taylor decided to seek more opportunities and further his ambitions by joining Derbyshire in 2005, despite being offered a new contract at Headingley.

Making his decision worthwhile, Taylor achieved success with Derbyshire. In his first full season in the Championship in 2006, he scored nearly a thousand first-class runs and achieved three centuries. However, it was in one-day cricket where Taylor truly shone, finishing second in the national one-day averages with an impressive 564 runs at an average of 62.66. On his one-day debut for Derbyshire against his former county, he scored a magnificent century, becoming the first player to hit a hundred on both first-class and one-day debuts for the county.

Taylor’s exceptional performances did not go unnoticed. He was awarded Derbyshire’s one-day Player-of-the-Year and finished second in the overall Player-of-the-Year award. Additionally, he was named the supporters’ Player-of-the-Year, solidifying his remarkable season and justifying his decision to move to Derbyshire. Recognizing his crucial contribution, Derbyshire offered Taylor an improved two-year contract in September 2006.

However, a year later, Taylor decided to request a release from his contract with Derbyshire. He decided to re-join Yorkshire on a three-year contract starting from March 2008. Despite his return, a lack of regular first XI opportunities led to Taylor parting ways with Yorkshire a year before his contract was due to expire. He made this decision to shift his focus to his business interests.

Alongside his cricket career, Taylor founded the Pro Cricket Coaching Academy in September 2006. The academy aimed to provide coaching services across the Midlands and northern England, allowing him to not only excel on the field but also contribute to the development of future cricketers.

Christopher Robert Taylor is a cricket player who has left an indelible mark on the sport. With his powerful batting, excellent record, and determination, he continues to be renowned as one of England’s most talented cricket players.

Chris Taylor Career Stats

Chris Taylor Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 39 65 3 1615 121 26.04 3799 42.51 3 8 - - 23 0
List A 22 21 5 738 111* 46.12 1053 70.08 2 2 - - 7 0
T20s 16 14 7 157 28* 22.42 174 90.22 0 0 6 1 4 0

Chris Taylor Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 39 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
List A 22 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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