Steven Ryan Taylor (born November 9, 1993) is an American international cricketer. He was born as a South Floridan native to Jamaican parents, Loveth and Sylvan Taylor. Along with being a left-handed batsman he was also a wicketkeeper. He was taught at an early age on the sidelines of grounds around Florida by his father, Sylvan, and later by his mentor, former USA left-handed batsman Mark Johnson. Later, Steven became the first 14-year-old to hit a half century in the South Florida Cricket Alliance (SFCA), Keith Graham Memorial Classic (now the SFCA Sims Cup Classic). This innings, against Pakistan, while representing a SFCA Youth Team, included with 4 fours and 3 sixes off 33 balls and lasted just 41 minutes. He took 212 off Big Broward Cricket Academy, before retiring in the first 40 over match of the tournament. The following day, Taylor came back to produce a knock of 206 against the Atlanta-based Cricket Academy of USA. In the final match against the Michigan Cricket Academy he scored 51. In the SFCA Sims Classic he hit an undefeated 87 against India, and 75 off Pakistan. He is the youngest player in the SFCA Premier Division.
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