Daniel Vettori

  • New Zealand pick rookie duo for West Indies tour 15-04-2014 09:24 AM

    New Zealand selectors included two new caps in a 15-man Test squad named on Tuesday to tour the West Indies, with injury-hit spinner Daniel Vettori's future under a cloud. Otago slow bowler Mark Craig was plucked from obscurity in anticipation of spin-friendly wickets on the three-Test tour, alongside fellow rookie...
  • Daniel Vettori targets New Zealand Test return 05-02-2014 12:27 PM

    Injured New Zealand cricket great Daniel Vettori has set a May target to resume his international career with captain Brendon McCullum saying he should be an automatic selection if fit. Vettori, one of the world's leading all rounders, has been plagued by Achilles and back injuries and last played Test...
  • India to face spinner from Ludhiana in New Zealand 03-02-2014 08:39 AM

    India-born spinner Inderbir Singh Sodhi, popularly called Ish in New Zealand, will try to fox his natives when the two teams take each other on in the two-Test series beginning February 6 in Auckland. The legspinner, 21, was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, before migrating with his family to New Zealand...
  • Vettori not to be considered for ODI series against India 13-01-2014 09:36 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand's veteran spinner and former captain Daniel Vettori will not be considered for the upcoming series against India owing to a back injury which has flared up in recent days. "Daniel Vettori won't be considered for the India series and his international cricket career remains under an injury-darkened...
  • Injured Daniel Vettori out of West Indies series 26-11-2013 08:18 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori said on Tuesday that he will miss the upcoming series against the West Indies because his injured ankle is not ready for the rigours of international cricket. Vettori had surgery on a recurring Achilles tendon problem in June and returned to domestic cricket earlier...
  • Vettori could return against West Indies 19-11-2013 06:14 PM

    Auckland: Veteran New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori could return to action sooner than expected. A team selector has said that Vettori will be considered for the home Test series against the West Indies beginning Dec 7. Vettori is back to playing days after undergoing Achilles tendon surgery in England in...
  • Struggling Bangladesh, New Zealand seek Test redemption 08-10-2013 10:00 AM

    Chittagong: Test cricket's under-achievers New Zealand and Bangladesh will strive to resurrect their fortunes after a dismal run when they open a two-match series in Chittagong on Wednesday. Bangladesh are tottering at the bottom of the Test table, lower than fellow wooden-spooners Zimbabwe, after losing eight of their last 11...
  • NZ include two new caps for Bangladesh tour; Vettori, Guptill miss out 06-09-2013 08:52 AM

    Wellington: Two uncapped players, legspinner Ish Sodhi and allrounder Corey Anderson, have been named in the New Zealand team that will play two Test matches in Bangladesh in October. Anderson, a hard-hitting middle order batsman and medium pace bowler, made his Twenty20 debut for New Zealand in South Africa earlier...
  • Daniel Vettori out for six months, considers future 05-07-2013 08:55 AM

    Wellington: Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has ruled himself out of any cricket for six months to recover from an Achilles surgery and rejected a New Zealand Cricket (NZC) central contract while he considers his future. The 34-year-old allrounder had surgery on his left Achilles last month after New...
  • Achilles surgery keeps Vettori out of England T20s 20-06-2013 05:26 PM

    London: New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has had an operation on his left Achilles tendon in a bid to prolong his career, team management in England announced in a statement on Thursday. The 34-year-old left-armer returned from nearly a year out of international action to play in all three of...
  • Daniel Vettori excited about ODI return 30-05-2013 08:43 PM

    London: New Zealand great Daniel Vettori said he was looking forward to returning to international action in the first one-dayer against England at Lord's on Friday. The 34-year-old left-arm spinner, who has been struggling with an Achilles injury, last played international cricket in a World Twenty20 match against England in...
  • New Zealand opt for all-pace attack in 2nd Test 24-05-2013 08:35 AM

    Leeds: Spinner and former skipper Daniel Vettori ruled himself out of the second Test at Headingley, ensuring New Zealand will take on England with an all-pace attack from Friday. Vettori's decision to put the team first rather than play a 112th Test and become the sole New Zealand record-holder for...
  • Vettori ruled out of second Test against England 23-05-2013 06:14 PM

    Leeds: Daniel Vettori was on Thursday ruled out of playing in the second and final Test against England starting at Leeds on Friday after doubts over his ability to last a five-day match. Former captain Vettori hasn't played a Test for nearly a year, mainly because of Achilles trouble, and...
  • The IPL 6 Bench-warmers XI 22-05-2013 08:27 AM

    The sixth season of the IPL has reached its business end and the big boys are all set to fight it out for the coveted trophy. The likes of Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Michael Hussey, and Shikhar Dhawan ruled the roost in the league stages with...
  • New Zealand recall Martin Guptill, Daniel Vettori for England tour 05-04-2013 08:13 AM

    Wellington: Former Test captain Daniel Vettori and top order batsman Martin Guptill have been recalled for New Zealand's tour of England in May and June after recovering from injury. Vettori, who has been battling a long-term Achilles injury, was included in the ODI squad that will also contest Champions Trophy...
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