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Daniel Vettori

About Daniel Vettori

Daniel Luca Vettori (Born: 27 January 1979 at Auckland, New Zealand) is a cricketer and is the current captain of the New Zealand cricket team. He plays for the Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premier League.

Professional Biography

As Cricketer

In December 08, Vettori criticized Umpire decision and the system saying referrals had to be trimmed to one appeal per team rather than the current three because sides will abuse the option.

Daniel Vettori in News

Kiwis summon Test specialists to cover for 'injury-hit' ODI squad against Windies
Test specialists Brendon McCullum, Neil Wagner, Chris Martin, Daniel Vettori and Kruger van Wyk have all been asked to join the New Zealand squad earlier than their scheduled time in order to give a boost to their injury-hit one-day squad.

New Zealand wary of Windies' 'big hitters' ahead of T20 series clash
New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is wary of the West Indies big hitters Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels and Kieron Pollard ahead of their Twenty20 series in the United states.

Taylor stresses on importance of Twenty20s to gain momentum for Windies tour
New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor is stressing the importance of making an early statement on their tour of the West Indies, which starts on Sunday with the first of two Twenty20 internationals.

Oram warns Windies against underestimating Black Caps in absence of key players
Veteran New Zealand all rounder Jacob Oram has warned the West Indies team against underestimating a young Black Caps unit, which is without three senior players during the two Twenty20 match series, starting on Sunday in Florida.

Vettori ends T20 retirement for World Cup 2012
New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has come out of his Twenty20 retirement and made himself available for the Black Caps' World Cup campaign.

Gibbs confirms participation in Sri Lanka T20 league
South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs has confirmed on his Twitter account that he will be taking part in the upcoming Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) T20 tournament.

Wagner likely to be included in Kiwi squad for Windies series
Neil Wagner may be the only new face in the New Zealand squad due to be named shortly for the upcoming tour of the West Indies.

Proteas in driving seat at the end of day three of Wellington Test
South Africa ended day three of the final Test match against the New Zealand in Wellington in a strong position declaring their first innings at 474 for the loss of nine wickets.

Proteas end day one of third Test against New Zealand on 136 for 2
South Africa ended day one of the third Test against New Zealand on 136 for the loss of two wickets. A fluent 63 from opener Hashim Amla contributed to the Proteas total.

Vettori urges Flynn to show his aggression as a batsman
Former Kiwi captain Daniel Vettori has welcomed Daniel Flynn's return to the Test side for the first time since December 2009, and has urged the Northern Districts' batsman to continue his spanking aggression against South Africa.

Vettori advises Kiwi players to take inspiration from their win in Hobart
Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has urged his team mates to think of December's victory against Australia in Hobart, and take inspiration from it to beat the South Africans in the final Test in Wellington.

Kiwis pondering over picking extra batsman for final Test
The New Zealand cricket team is contemplating on picking an extra batsman in the final Test match against South Africa after losing the second Test match by nine wickets, courtesy of dramatic batting collapses in both the innings.

Kiwi batsmen wobble again in second innings against Proteas
New Zealand top order batsmen once again failed to make a solid start in the second innings against the mighty South Africa at Seddon Park, losing four quick wickets.

Gillespie replaces Southee in Black Caps squad for Hamilton Test
Wellington fast bowler Mark Gillespie will replace Tim Southee in a 14-member New Zealand squad for the Hamilton Test against South Africa.

Kiwis end second day of Dunedin Test with five run lead in first innings over Proteas
New Zealand edged past South Africa to claim a narrow first inning lead on second day of the Dunedin Test

Martin claims three wickets in four balls to rip Proteas' batting order on day 1 in first Test
Kiwi bowler Chris Martin claimed three wickets in four balls to rip the opponent's top batting order in an action- packed day one of the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa.

Vettori says New Zealand need to look at positives ahead of test series against Proteas
Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has said though South Africa is on their way to the World No 1 ranking but if the Black Caps treat them like that the upcoming Test series is as good as lost.

Southee gets nod to take on Proteas
Former skipper Daniel Vettori has confirmed New Zealand would stick with the lineup that served them well in back-to-back wins in Hobart and Napier, with Tim Southee partnering Chris Martin, Doug Bracewell and Trent Boult in the first test against South Africa.

Kiwis announce team for first Test against Proteas, Nicol, Ellis new faces
Canterbury opener Rob Nicol and all-rounder Andrew Ellis are the new faces in the New Zealand test team named to face South Africa in the first Test to be played at the University Oval in Dunedin from next Wednesday.

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Vettori all set to return to competitive cricket
Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori is all set to return to cricket after suffering a hamstring injury that kept him out of the team's famous test win against Australia in Hobart and the initial stages of the domestic T20 competition.

Kallis no longer world's top-ranked all-rounder
Jacques Kallis is no longer the world's top-ranked all-rounder in Test cricket, as Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has toppled him.

'Hamstrung' Vettori may be dropped from Kiwi squad for a month
Kiwi spinner and former captain Daniel Vettori could be dropped from the team for at least a month due to a hamstring injury which forced him to sit out of the second Test match being played against Australia in Hobart, Tasmania.

Hobart Test: Victorian pacer Pattinson skittles Kiwis out for 150
Victorian pace bowlers James Pattinson and Peter Siddle skittled New Zealand out for 150 on Friday, the first day of the second Test with Australia.

Hobart Test: Oz selectors decide to keep faith in out-of-form opener Hughes
Australia's selection hierarchy has declared its confidence in out-of-form opener Phillip Hughes by confirming it will field an unchanged team in tomorrow's second Test against New Zealand in Hobart.

Pak spinners top ICC ODI rankings
Pakistan's spinners have topped the ICC rankings for One Day International Bowlers, Geo News reports.

Brisbane Test: Australia let New Zealand off the hook on rain-affected opening day
Brisbane, Dec 1: New Zealand's lower-order batsmen Daniel Vettori and Dean Brownlie today played a determined innings to halt Australia's charge on day one of the first Test at the Gabba. Brisbane, Dec 1: New Zealand's lower-order batsmen Daniel Vettori and Dean Brownlie today played a determined innings to halt Australia's charge on day one of the first Test at the Gabba.

Ross Taylor predicts big future for Kiwi all-rounder Doug Bracewell
New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor has predicted that Doug Bracewell would become one of the best all-rounders in the game.

Pak's Saeed Ajmal tops ICC ODI bowlers' lists
Pakistan's spin bowler Saeed Ajmal has topped the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ODI bowlers ranking at the end of Pakistan-Sri Lanka series that ended with Pakistan's 4-1 victory.

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