James Taylor the England Cricketer Has Announced Retirement from International Cricket [ Current Affairs ]


James Taylor the England batsman has announced his retirement from all forms of International cricket at the age of 26 due to ill health. He has been analyzed with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) so operation his Heart is needed.

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James Taylor England cricketer

About James Taylor

  • James William Arthur Taylor was born on 6th January 1990.
  • He is a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm leg break bowler.
  • Taylor started his career in first-class cricket in 2008 for Leicestershire and which made major impressions in his first county seasons.
  • He becomes famous as a fine fielder in the covers.
  • James Taylor’s Cricket Career Test Career:
  • Taylor had played 7 Test matches for England.
  • He made his debut in test match in 2012 against South Africa at Headingly.
  • His top test score was 76 against Pakistan in November 2015 and average was 26.
  • ODI Career:
  • He had played 27 ODIs with 42.23 averages.
  • He made his debut in ODI in 2011 against Ireland.
  • In September 2015 he had scored 7 fifties and one century (101) against Australia.
  • Taylor had the fourth-highest limited-overs average (53.11) in international at the time of his retirement and domestic cricket history.
  • First is Michael Bevan with 57.86 averages, Cheteshwar Pujara with 54.12 and AB de Villiers with 53.53 averages.

About International cricket

  • International cricket until has no formal structure the early twenty-first century.
  • It has no any involvement from a body such as the International Cricket Council (ICC), to organize for themselves the various cricket matches.
  • Later ICC had committed the Test cricket playing nations to play each other in a programme of matches over a period of 10 years known as the ICC Future Tours Programme (FTP).
  • This system was set up to inspire some of the better-established countries to play the smaller nations more regularly.

- Published on: April 14, 2016