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Daniel Vettori

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Full Name: Daniel Luca Vettori
Born: January 27 1979 , Auckland
County: Warwickshire
Other teams: New Zealand, Nottinghamshire
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left Arm Orthodox


Vettori was the youngest ever player to represent New Zealand in Test cricket when he made his debut against England in 1997 - a record he still holds. A spinner who is known for his guile and cunning he took his 200th Test wicket during 2005 and became only the third New Zealander behind Richard Hadlee and Chris Cairns to do so. Has scored over 2,000 Test runs including two centuries, he has been used to open the batting in limited over internationals and has battled back from serious back problems to reach the top flight again. Vettori spent three years of his childhood living in the ...

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