Former New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has made several sensational revelations in his auto biography ‘Ross Taylor: Black and White’. In this book, the Kiwi captain has shared many such secrets which are hardly known to his fans. Ross Taylor has also shared an anecdote related to IPL in his book which is very sad and shocking.
In fact, Toss Teller disclosed in his autobiography, ‘Rajasthan Royals was playing with Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. We were chasing 195 runs. I got out lbw for zero and we didn’t even reach the target. After that the team, support staff and management were on the top floor of the hotel. Liz Hurley and Warne were together.
Ross further wrote, ‘A Rajasthan Royals owner told me, Ross, we are not giving you a million dollars for getting out for a duck and they slapped me three or four in the face.’ Let us tell you that this incident is from the year 2011, remembering that Ross made it clear that the slap was not loud, but he did not believe that it could happen at the professional level.
Let us tell you that Ross Taylor played a total of 55 matches in the IPL, during which he scored 1017 runs at an average of 25.43. Ross scored three half-centuries during his IPL career. Meanwhile, a total of 66 fours and 46 sixes came off his bat. The best IPL season for Ross Taylor was the year 2009 where he played a total of 11 matches and scored 280 runs at an average of 31.11.