New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor blessed with baby girl

Taylor named his new born baby girl as Adelaide Taylor.

Ross Taylor of New Zealand
Ross Taylor of New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Veteran New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor has become a proud father yet again. Taylor and his wife, Victoria Jane Brown, were expecting their third child this month. The good news finally came their way on August 24 when they were blessed with a baby girl. Ross Taylor took to the social media to welcome his new child in the world and announced her arrival with a tweet.

Taylor named his new born baby girl as Adelaide Taylor. He remarked that there were a few concerns early on. Fortunately, the complications were resolved soon and the couple were blessed with their third child. At present, both mother and the child are in a healthy condition.


“She’s finally here. Adelaide Taylor born 24th August 8.03pm 7.4lbs. After a few complications, Mum and baby are doing well.,” tweeted Ross Taylor.

Father of three

Ross Taylor is already a father to a daughter and a son. His first child was born on September 24, 2011. He had named his first child as Mackenzie Taylor. Three years later, he was blessed with a baby boy too. His son, Jonty Taylor, was born on February 16, 2014.

Leaving T20 Blast midway

Ross ensured that he was with his wife at the time of the delivery. He left the T20 competition in England midway to be with his wife. In the T20 Blast, Taylor was leading the Sussex Sharks. Under his captaincy, the team had risen to the fourth spot in the points table. He had remarked that he was heading back home due to personal and family reasons.

The team management at Susses Sharks had expressed their disappointment at losing the services of Taylor midway through the competition. However, they had wished him all the luck for the birth of his third child. “We wish Ross and his family all the best,” Sussex Sharks head coach Mark Davis had quoted.