Black Cap Ross Taylor's second child was born this
morning and the star batsman says Taylor junior is doing well.
In a message sent to his 291,000 Twitter followers about
10.15am, Taylor said: "Jonty Luteru Taylor born 16 Feb
3.06am. Mum and Jonty doing well."
Jonty was born in Hamilton's Waikato Hospital and is Taylor
and wife Victoria's second child. Daughter Mackenzie was born
in September 2011.
Taylor, who has been in stunning form during this year's home
cricket series against West Indies and India, missed the
team's test this weekend in Wellington to attend Jonty's
He was tweeting updates yesterday, posting a photo of the
delivery suite entrance saying, "Here we go".
Former Black Cap Scott Styris replied: "Can you make it to
Wellington in time for the second innings?"