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Mate, that's horrendous sportsmanship!!!

November 16, 2015 17:27 IST

Ross Taylor

IMAGE: New Zealand's Ross Taylor walks off the ground. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Former Australia fast bowler Dirk Nannes has slammed his countrymen's ' horrendous sportsmanship' for failing to acknowledge Ross Taylor's inspiring 290-run knock in the second Test in Perth.

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Taylor broke the 112-year-old record, on Monday, after scoring the highest-ever score by a New Zealand batsman overseas as New Zealand posted a 65-run lead on the fourth day.

Nannes, who donned the hat of a cricket commentator during the game, said that not one person from the Australian camp went and shook Taylor's hand after his record-breaking innings.

On the contrary, New Zealand rushed up to shake Australian opener David Warner's hand after he was dismissed for 253 in the first innings.