Taylor is the current captain of West Indies cricket team in all forms of the game. Taylor broke into the West Indies team when she was 17, and immediately inserted herself as a key member. With her hard hitting abilities she is known as a T20 specialist. She is also a regular member of the WBBL franchise Sydney Thunder since the inaugural season performing exceptionally well in the tournament.
The dashing opener was selected as the 2011 ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year – the first West Indian to receive the accolade. She was also named as ICC Women’s ODI cricketer of the year in 2012 along with ICC Women’s T20 Cricketer of the year in 2015. In the 2016 World Twenty20, she was the highest run-scorer and was named the player of the tournament which led her team win their maiden T20 World Cup. In December 2017, she was named as one of the players in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year.