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Chris Taylor

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Full Name: Christopher Robert Taylor
Born: February 21 1981 , Leeds
Other teams: Yorkshire, Derbyshire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


Taylor came through the age groups at his home county of Yorkshire since under-10 level and finally made his first-class debut in 2001. He represented England Under-17s and Under-19s and was named as the Yorkshire CCC Supporters' Club young player of the year in 1999. He is a tall opening batsman whose maiden first-class half-century was a stubborn 52 not out, lasting 195 minutes, against Surrey in 2002. He played in three matches in Yorkshire's championship-winning season of 2001 but his first-team chances were limited and he joined Derbyshire on a two-year deal at the end of the 2005...

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