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“It was great fun till it lasted” – Twitter reacts after Ross Taylor announces retirement from International cricket

Notably, New Zealand two-match Test series against Bangladesh at home will be Ross Taylor's last game in the longest format.

SportsTiger Staff Administrator

Updated - 30 December 2021 3:21 pm

What might be shocking news for the cricket fans is that New Zealand veteran Ross Taylor took to social media earlier this morning to announce his retirement from international cricket. The 37-year-old in January will play his last Test in Christchurch, equaling former cricketer Daniel Vettori’s record of playing most Test matches as New Zealand cricketer.

The veteran batter further mentioned that he would play his last Test series against Bangladesh in January 2022 at home, while the ODI series against Australia and the Netherlands next year will be his last in limited-overs cricket.

Check out his post here:

The cricketer also added that it was an honour to represent his country for 17 years at the international level.

This news left cricketers, commentators and fans to congratulate Ross Taylor on his magnificent career. Rashid Khan, David Warner and Isa Guha were among the few who took to Twitter to share their best wishes and congratulatory messages on the legend’s retirement.

Check out their tweets here:

While other fans believed that Ross Taylor’s retirement from International cricket meant that cricket was about to lose a fine player. Fans went on to share some of the most interesting moments from his career.

One of the fans even went on to share a video clip, remembering Ross Taylor reaching the same number as Martin Crowe.

Amidst all this, #HappyRetirement trended on Twitter with fans wished the cricketer success for his elaborative career.

Notably, Taylor has so far represented his nation in 110 Tests, 233 ODIs and 102 T20Is.

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