The 37-year-old has been a ‘Dark Caps backbone since his 2007 test debut, accumulating a New Zealand record 7,584 runs in 110 matches at a normal of 44.87.
One of just four New Zealanders to play 100 tests, he additionally holds the country’s record in one-day worldwide runs (8,581) and hundreds of years (21), and was the world’s first to play in quite a while in all arrangements.
“It’s been an astonishing excursion and I feel amazingly lucky to have addressed my country however long I have,” the previous chief said in a statement.”It’s been such an honor to play with and against a portion of the greats of the game and to have made such countless recollections and fellowships en route.
“In any case, generally beneficial things should reach a conclusion and the circumstance feels ideal for me.”
Taylor hit the triumphant runs as New Zealand beat India to guarantee the debut World Test Championship in Southampton this year however hypothesis over his vocation has developed since a new tough situation in India where he neglected to outperform 11 runs in four innings.
The Bangladesh series begins in Mount Maunganui on New Year’s Day.
Mentor Gary Stead said Taylor would bow out as one of New Zealand’s greats.
“His abilities and disposition as a batsman have been a-list and his capacity to perform at such a significant level for such a long time says a lot of his life span and impressive skill,” he said.
“His experience has held the side together on incalculable events and his getting record justifies itself with real evidence. There’s almost certainly we will miss him when he’s no more.”
Taylor will keep on playing for his common side Central Districts until the finish of the period prior to settling on a decision on his future in homegrown cricket.