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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.

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Top 5 spinners in New Zealand's Test history
Top 5 spinners in New Zealand's Test history
Here are five of the best spinners to represent the Blackcaps in the premier format.
5 overseas spinners who could have become legends if they had played for India
5 overseas spinners who could have become legends if they had played for India
These spinners missed out on reaping great rewards from Indian pitches
Top 10 New Zealand cricketers of all time
Top 10 New Zealand cricketers of all time
Who are the greatest of All-Blacks cricket?
Top 5 Test all-rounders from New Zealand
Top 5 Test all-rounders from New Zealand
An exclusive look at some of the best cricketers to represent New Zealand in Tests.
Top 10 New Zealand bowlers of all time
Top 10 New Zealand bowlers of all time
New Zealand have produced quite a long list of fabulous bowlers over the years.
5 cricketers who have better Champions Trophy records than World Cup records
5 cricketers who have better Champions Trophy records than World Cup records
Some of the renown players have favoured the Champions Trophy ahead of the World Cup and have strutted their stuff with much grandeur.
ICC Champions Trophy Best XI (1998 - 2013)
ICC Champions Trophy Best XI (1998 - 2013)
Only one active player makes the list.
Daniel Vettori picks Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli in his All Time XI
Daniel Vettori picks Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli in his All Time XI
Former New Zealand skipper names Kohli as captain of his dream team.
IPL 2017: RCB coach Daniel Vettori optimistic AB de Villiers will be fit for next game
IPL 2017: RCB coach Daniel Vettori optimistic AB de Villiers will be fit for next game
A fit and firing AB de Villiers will be essential if the Royal Challengers are to mount a second-half charge.
IPL 2017: RCB coach Daniel Vettori calls on his batsmen to adapt to slower wicket
IPL 2017: RCB coach Daniel Vettori calls on his batsmen to adapt to slower wicket
Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Daniel Vettori says his side must hit more boundaries and rotate the strike better in future matches.
IPL 2017: Daniel Vettori feels Sarfaraz Khan will play a big role for RCB in Kohli's absence
IPL 2017: Daniel Vettori feels Sarfaraz Khan will play a big role for RCB in Kohli's absence
The 19-year-old was the 2nd highest run scorer in the Under-19 world cup last year.
5 players who played for and later coached the same IPL team
5 players who played for and later coached the same IPL team
A look at the players who played and later coached the same IPL side.
IPL Support Staff XI: Forming the best XI out of the support staff of the IPL 2017 sides
IPL Support Staff XI: Forming the best XI out of the support staff of the IPL 2017 sides
The IPL will begin on April 5th in Hyderabad.
5 Kiwi cricketers who had forgettable debuts but went on to have high-flying careers
5 Kiwi cricketers who had forgettable debuts but went on to have high-flying careers
Well begun is half done goes the saying. Well, for these 5 Kiwi legends, it's the other way around. They began badly, but ended on a high.
Daniel Vettori reveals reason why RCB spent Rs 12 crore on Tymal Mills
Daniel Vettori reveals reason why RCB spent Rs 12 crore on Tymal Mills
RCB coach explains the reasoning behind going all out to secure the England pacer's signature in the IPL Auction.
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