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Bruce Richard Taylor (12 July 1943 – 6 February 2021) was a New Zealand cricketer. He played 30 Tests and 2 ODIs for his country between 1965 and 1973. He is the only cricketer to score a century and take a five-wicket haul in their first Test match.

Taylor was born in Timaru. He was sentenced to one year imprisonment for fraud. He served his sentence between 1993 and 1994.

Taylor died on 6 February 2021 in Boulcott, Lower Hutt. He was 77.

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