Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori’s jersey number 11 retired

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    New Zealand’s BlackCaps in a tweet said Kiwi players who have represented the country in 200 ODIs have their shirt numbers retired.

    Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori's jersey number 11 retired

    Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori (Reuters Photo)

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Former New Zealand all-rounder Daniel Vettori, who wore number 11, has played 291 ODI matches
    • Kiwi players who have represented the country in 200 ODIs have their shirt numbers retired
    • Earlier, New Zealand revealed Test jersey numbers of its players ahead of two matches against Sri Lanka

    Former New Zealand all-rounder Daniel Vettori’s jersey number 11 has been retired, the cricketing board for Kiwi players announced on Monday.

    New Zealand’s BlackCaps in a tweet said Kiwi players who have represented the country in 200 ODIs have their shirt numbers retired.

    Daniel Vettori, who wore number 11, has played 291 ODI matches.

    “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 BLACKCAPS with 291,” BlackCaps tweeted. This comes after New Zealand revealed the Test jersey numbers of its players ahead of the two matches against Sri Lanka.

    “The full list of shirt numbers for the #SLvNZ Test squad.

    Williamson 22

    Blundell 66

    Boult 18

    De Grandhomme 77

    Latham 48

    Nicholls 86

    Patel 24

    Raval 1

    Somerville 28

    Santner 74

    Southee 38

    Taylor 3

    Wagner 35

    Watling 47,” BlackCaps tweeted.

    The two-Test series, scheduled to be held from August 14 to 26, marks the start of the ICC World Test Championship for the Kiwis. The team will wear name and number on the Test jersey as it is an initiative by the ICC to help fans connect with the players.

    New Zealand’s 15-member squad for the upcoming Test series:

    Kane Williamson (c), Todd Astle, Tom Blundell, BJ Watling (wk), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Jeet Raval, Will Somerville, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner.

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