During the national anthem, Taylor breaks down in tears.
Taylor was visibly moved during the national anthem prior to the start of the match. During the national anthem, he couldn’t stop crying. After winning two matches in the three-match ODI series, New Zealand has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. The Kiwi team’s focus would be on winning this match and sending Taylor off with a clean sweep of the series.
Taylor’s international career has been like this.
In his 16-year international career, Taylor has played 112 Tests, 235 ODIs, and 102 T20 Internationals for New Zealand. Talking about Tests, he has scored 7683 runs in 196 innings while remaining not out 24 times. His highest score among them is 290. In Test cricket, he has 19 centuries and 35 half-centuries.
In 235 ODIs, the veteran batsman scored 8593 runs in 219 innings. His best score among them is an unbeaten 181. In one-day internationals, he has 21 centuries and 51 centuries. Taylor has a total of 102 T20 matches under his belt. In this shortest format of cricket, he has scored 1909 runs in 94 innings while remaining not out 21 times. He has 63 half-centuries to his credit in this area.