Taylor was slapped for being out for zero in the IPL! Explosive information has been coming out since the publication of Ross Taylor’s autobiography. Racism in New Zealand cricket was heard in the early days. Now the news of his humiliating episode in IPL has come to light. He claimed that the owner of Rajasthan Royals slapped him because he was out for nothing!
The book written by New Zealand batter is called ‘Black and White’. Like the first day, this information also surprised everyone. Another unknown information of the book has been revealed from the PTI report. The incident happened in 2011 IPL. And the act of slapping was done by an owner from Rajasthan. “One of the Royals owners said to me, ‘Ross, we don’t pay you a million dollars just to call,'” Ross wrote. By saying this he slapped me three or four times on the face.”
The incident happened after the match.
At that time his team was led by Shane Warne
Batting against Kings XI Punjab, Ross returned to the dressing room before opening his account with 195 in reply.
After the match, the Rajasthan owner committed the incident on the roof of the team hotel. whose name he did not disclose. Then all the team, management people were present. There was also British actress Elizabeth Hurley (Shane Warne’s girlfriend at the time).
Taylor mentioned the incident and wrote, ‘He was smiling during the incident. The slaps weren’t loud, but I’m sure the whole thing wasn’t an act either. I didn’t want to make any issue about it. But I can’t imagine that happening in a professional sports environment.’