- Taylor played his last international match against Ireland
- Brendan Taylor scored more than 6 thousand runs in One Day Internationals
- Taylor was dismissed after scoring just 7 runs in the last match of his career.
Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor could not make his last international match memorable. Taylor could only manage 7 runs in his last match in the third ODI of the series against Ireland.
When Taylor was going towards the crease to bat, his teammates inside the ground gave a guard of honor (Brendan Taylor guard of honor). Its video has been uploaded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on its official Twitter handle. It can be seen in the video that fellow players are standing with the bat raised in Kohwa and opener Taylor is proceeding to bat from the middle.
Taylor is one of Zimbabwe’s great batsmen who played 283 international matches in a cricket career spanning 17 years. The right-handed batsman has scored a total of 2320 runs in 34 Test matches at an average of over 36, including 6 centuries and 12 half-centuries.
Brendan Taylor has scored 6677 runs in 204 ODIs with the help of 11 centuries and 39 half-centuries. During this his best score was 145 not out. Taylor scored a total of 934 runs in 45 T20 Internationals, including 6 half-centuries. Taylor scored a total of 17 centuries and 51 half-centuries in his international career.
Ireland won the toss and elected to field first. Taylor scored 7 runs in 12 balls. He was bowled by Joshua Little in the fourth over. A day before this i.e. on Sunday, Taylor expressed his gratitude to teammates, family and fans on social media.