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Chris Taylor

Key facts

Full Name: Christopher Glyn Taylor
Born: September 27 1976 , Bristol
County: Gloucestershire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin

Biography

Taylor made a fine start to his Gloucestershire career when he made a century on his first class debut against Middlesex in 2000 to become the first player to make a century at Lord’s on their championship debut. He is a powerful batsman who likes to attack the bowlers, playing shots all round the wicket. Taylor is also an excellent fielder, who is not afraid to throw himself at the ball to stop the runs from flowing. He was appointed as captain of the championship side for the 2004 season after Mark Alleyne stood down from the job following his appointment as player-coach.Taylor missed mos...

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