Mark Taylor Biography

Published On Jan 28, 2017
Facts of Mark Taylor
Date of Birth: 1964 , October-27
Birth Nation: Australia
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This Left–handed batsman and a Right-arm medium blower is almost retired now from the cricket career but has left a good impression in Australian cricket.His batting ability, calmness on the field and his relationship with co cricketer made him a terrific cricketer. His leadership and diplomacy marked him out as one of the Australia’s greatest captain.

He was in a relationship with his girlfriend turned wife Judy before getting married to her. After few years of their relationship  Mark married Judy Taylor and today he has three children: Katelyn, William, and Jack. 

 A major part of his earnings come from the national and international cricket match and different endorsement deals. Looking after his stocks, physical properties and luxury goods his net worth can be estimated in the range of AUD 3 million.




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Born on 1964


Mark Taylor was born in the year 1964 on October 27 in Leeton, New  South Wales, Australia as Mark Anthony Taylor. He is also known with  his nickname, Tubby. He is known as all-rounder  crickter in Australian team.  Arthur Morris was his idol crickter during his childhood.

As a test opening batsman


Mark Taylor played as Test opening batsman from 1988-1999 for Australia. Previously he was a left-handed opening batsman for New South Wales. He is regarded as an instrumental component in Australia's rise to Test cricket dominance. 

Married with Judy 1989


Mark got married to Judy in 1989.  He was in a relationship with her since 1986. The couple is living blissful life together in Austraila and today they have three children: Katelyn  Taylor, William Taylor, Jack Taylor. 

Test Debut in 1989


 Mark got a debut in Test cricket from Sydney CricKet Ground on January 26, 1989.  He played the match from  Australian team against West Indies on that day. His last test was also on the same ground on 1999 where he played against England.

As a caption of Austrialin cricket


Mark Taylor lead the Australian team as a caption from the year  1994 to  1999. His leadership and diplomacy marked him out as one of the greatest  Australian captain. His captaincy was regarded as adventurous and highly effective.

Retired from test cricket


This master cricketer got retired from Test cricket on  February 2, 1999. During his 104 Test matches, Mark scored 75,525 runs with a batting average of 43.49, including 19 centuries and 40 fifties. It was his remarkable achievement in his cricket career. 

Worked Cricket Australia board member


Taylor was selected a Cricket Australia Director and  he worked from  the year 2004 to 2012.  During his tenure, Taylor focused on the growth and development of  Australian cricket. He was also a part of the Australian Team Performance Review committee.