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New Zealand Cricket retires Daniel Vettori's jersey number 11

The New Zealand Cricket announced that they will retire their legendary cricketer Daniel Vettori's jersey number 11.

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Wellington Published on: August 05, 2019 14:42 IST
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The New Zealand Cricket announced that they will retire their legendary cricketer Daniel Vettori's jersey number 11.

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Monday retired former skipper Daniel Vettori's jersey number 11.

"Players that represent New Zealand in 200 ODIs have their shirt number retired. Daniel Vettori who wore number 11 has played the most ODIs for the Black Caps with 291," NZC said in a tweet while revealing the Test jersey numbers of its players ahead of the two matches against Sri Lanka.

Left-arm spinner Vettori scalped 305 wickets in 291 ODIs he played for the Black Caps. He also scored 2,253 runs which included four half-centuries.

The 40-year-old also played 113 Tests in which he picked 362 wickets and amassed 4,531 runs, including six centuries and 23 fifties.

He was the captain of New Zealand between 2007 and 2011. He is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets and score 3,000 runs.

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