The jersey number of Daniel Vettori in ODIs will be retired.
The New Zealand Cricket Board has announced that they will retire former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori’s jersey number. The announcement was made when the jersey numbers were revealed for the New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka.
Vettori retired in 2015 after their loss to Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup. He led the from 2007 to 2011. He is the youngest player to make a Test debut at 18, and he also has 112 Test matches to his name. He is also one of the most efficient in taking wickets and also has decent runs scored in all three formats. He picked his 100th wicket when he was just 21, making him the youngest to achieve this feat.
The cricket board also announced that players who played 200 ODIs will have their jersey number retired. Vettori has played in 291 ODIs with 284 played for New Zealand. He has 4,531 runs and 362 wickets in Tests, and 305 wickets in 291 ODIs. He was recently named as Bangladesh’s spin coach and has also coached the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
The New Zealand cricket team will begin their tour of Sri Lanka later this month. They will look to put the unfortunate loss in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 behind them. To find out more about the New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, visit Betwala’s page.
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