Ross Taylor was mistakenly picked up as Worm for a soccer show ahead of the semi-final of the FA Cup © Getty Images
Ross Taylor was mistakenly picked up as Worm for a soccer show ahead of the semi-final of the FA Cup © Getty Images

London: Former New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor on Tuesday revealed that he was mistaken for American drama series, Game of Thrones character Grey Worm when he went for a TV show in London. Taylor, who was on his debut stint as an Indian Premier League (IPL) pundit on Sky Sports UK, was mistakenly picked up as Worm for a soccer show ahead of the semi-final of the FA Cup. “So I was two minutes away from going on Soccer AM, the UK’s massive Saturday morning soccer show ahead of the FA Cup semi-final as Grey Worm from Game of Thrones – who’s a huge Manchester United fan apparently,” Taylor was quoted as saying by New Zealand Cricket’s website. Ross Taylor calls captaincy, an unrewarding job

“It would’ve been like that guy who came to the BBC for a job interview that ended up talking live on TV. So that was pretty funny I thought!” he added on a lighter note. The 32-year-old is currently playing for Sussex in England’s domestic cricket. He will join the Kiwi squad next month when the Black Caps tour Africa for two Tests each against Zimbabwe and South Africa. Ross Taylor confident of regaining fitness

Ross Taylor, has been an integral part of New Zealand’s team since the last decade or less. An aggressive batsman with the ability to change his role according to what the circumstances demand, Taylor has contributed quite a lot to New Zealand cricket. The right-hander who broke a 111-year old record after scoring 290 against Australia in Tests last year, has always been ready to take up responsibility and lead the side. Although, after being named captain of the side in all formats, in the year 2011, Taylor now explains his struggle and experience of the ‘unrewarding job’. With his form at peak then, Taylor now speaks about what captaincy did to him.