Some cricket fans find this habit of veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor very ugly. Everyone is desperate to know why Ross Taylor does this every time.
New Delhi: One habit of veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has been surprising everyone. Actually, whenever Ross Taylor scores a century in international cricket, he teases with his tongue out. Some cricket fans also find this habit of theirs very ugly. Everyone is desperate to know why Ross Taylor does this every time.
Why does Ross Taylor stick out his tongue?
Whenever Ross Taylor hits a century, he greets it by raising the bat as well as celebrating it by taking out the tongue. The reason for this is the children of Ross Taylor. Ross Taylor himself said that both of his children like this style of their dad very much.
Ross Taylor himself revealed
When Ross Taylor celebrated with his tongue out after hitting a century against Australia in 2015, he was asked this question at the same time. Responding to which Ross Taylor said, ‘I used to get out of the team even after scoring the first century. After being dropped from the team, I put out my tongue. My daughter loved it when I put out my tongue after my second ODI century against Australia. After which I started celebrating like this after every century.
Secrets deep in Taylor’s tongue
Ross Taylor himself once mentioned during the match presentation that after scoring a century or a double century, he definitely takes out his long tongue towards the camera. This is because their children love seeing all this.
Oldest player of New Zealand cricket team
Ross Taylor is the oldest player in the New Zealand cricket team. His age is 36 years. Despite this, seeing his agility on the field, the sweat of big stalwarts gets lost. Taylor has 21 centuries and 51 half-centuries to his name in One Day Internationals.