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Daniel Vettori Biography & Latest News

Daniel Vettori Biography

Daniel Luca Vettori is a cricketer for the New Zealand cricket team. He was born in Auckland and brought up in Hamilton, attending Marian School and later St. Paul's Collegiate School. When available, he plays provincial cricket for Northern Districts and is also an international member of Indian Premier League team theRoyal Challengers Bangalore. Vettori also represents the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League. He is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets and score 3,000 runs. He is the youngest player to have represented New Zealand in Test cricket, having made his debut in 1996–97 at the age of 18, and New Zealand's most-capped test cricketer with 112 caps. Vettori is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin; he is known for his accuracy, flight and guile rather than prodigious turn. He has a Test batting average of around 30 making him one of the more consistent and better batsmen in the New Zealand cricket team. He is currently the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Vettori captained New Zealand between 2007 and 2011.

Daniel Vettori Latest News & Articles

Stephen Fleming open to idea of squad-sharing after Wellington and Melbourne ink agreement

The men's and women's teams of the Melbourne Stars will face off against their counterparts from Wellington ahead of the BBL.

Brendon McCullum opens up about Ross Taylor's 'uninspiring leadership' in his autobiography

With several shocking revelations being made by the former Kiwi captain, it remains to be seen if Taylor has something to say about it.

Mitchell Santner vs Ravindra Jadeja: The clash of two lefties

India's Test series against New Zealand featured many one-on-one clashes, Santner vs Jadeja being prominent among them.

Top 5 ODI knocks by New Zealand batsmen in India

We take a look at 5 of the best knocks that New Zealand batsmen produced against India, in India!

Top 5 highest totals in India-New Zealand One Day Internationals

A sneak through five of the highest totals amassed in matches between India and the Kiwis.

Gautam Gambhir - A story of adversity thwarted and reality defied

"Cricket, a mere game for us ordinary folk, is Gambhir's battlefield. What for us is a contest between bat and ball, for him is a war."

Have New Zealand found a replacement for Daniel Vettori in Mitchell Santner?

An exclusive look at what the 24-year old from Hamilton brings to the table

5 captains who succeeded in one format but didn't in another

These captains had a mixed captaincy stint in all formats combined.

Harbhajan Singh: Remembering the batsman who saved India from defeat

Amidst the wild swings and misses, Harbhajan seemed to provide a sense of security every time he stepped on to the field with a bat.

10 biggest innings defeats in Test cricket

A look at the ten biggest victories by teams in the longest format of the game.

5 great bowlers who never won a World Cup

Despite being among the best of their time, these bowlers were never crowned world champions.

Stats: Batsmen with most international runs at the age of 19

Let's look at batsmen with most international runs at the age of 19.

5 bowlers who got the better of MS Dhoni in the last over

Arguably India's greatest ever finisher of the game, MSD has had his share of flop shows as well.

Yuzvendra Chahal credits Daniel Vettori for his success

Yuzvendra Chahal also revealed what Virat Kohli said to him when he earned his maiden call-up to the national side.

BCCI says speaking Hindi not compulsory for Indian coach job

BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke also speaks about the process being used to select a coach for the Indian team.
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