Most Wickets In Test By Daniel Vettori (New Zealand) [Cricket Records]

DL Vettori is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin
DL Vettori is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin

Daniel Luca Vettori (born on January 27, 1979 in Auckland), is the Skipper of  New Zealand cricket team. He is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin. He made his test debut in 1997 against England at Wellington. As of September 2011, he took total of 345 wickets. He took seven wickets against Australia at Auckland in March 2000, which is his best as test bowler till-date. He is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets and score 3,000 runs.

DL Vettori is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets
DL Vettori is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets

Here is a list of his top 10 test wickets:

1. Daniel Vettori accumulated 7 wickets for 87 runs versus Australia at Auckland on March 11, 2000 and bowled 35 overs with 11 maidens at an economy rate of 2.48. He achieved his best bowling figures in the 3rd innings of the match.

2. Vettori bagged 7 wickets for 130 runs in the 3rd innings of the match against Sri Lanka at Wellington on  December 15, 2006 and bowled 42.3 overs with 6 maidens at an economy rate of 3.05.

3. DL Vettori bowled 22 overs with 13 maidens at an economy rate of 1.27 and pocketed 6 wickets for 28 runs versus Bangladesh at Dhaka on October 19, 2004. It was in the 3rd innings of the match.

4. In the 2nd innings of the match, he grabbed 6 wickets for 56 runs at an economy rate of 2.24 against West Indies at Dunedin on  December 11, 2008 and bowled 25 overs including 7 maidens.

5. Daniel bowled 33 overs, out of which 10 were maidens and took 6 wickets for 64 runs at an economy rate of 1.93 in the 3rd innings of the match v Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC) on  June 10, 1998.

6. Vettori fetched 6 wickets for 70 runs in the 2nd innings of the match against Bangladesh at Chittagong on October 26, 2004 and bowled 32.2 overs with 12 maidens at an economy rate of 2.16.

7. It was the 2nd innings of the match in which he pocketed 6 wickets for 87 runs and bowled 34.4 overs with 7 maidens at an economy rate of 2.5 against Australia at Perth on November 30, 2001.

8. Daniel Vettori bowled 28.2 overs with 9 maidens at an economy rate of 3.52 in the 3rd innings of the match and accumulated 6 wickets for 100 runs versus Bangladesh at Chittagong on October 26, 2004.

9. He bagged 6 wickets for 127 runs in the 2nd innings of the match at an economy rate of 2.3 against  India at Kanpur on  October 22, 1999 and bowled 55.1 overs with 11 maidens.

10. DL Vettori bowled 36 overs, out of which 15 were maidens at an economy rate of 1.63 and achieved bowling figures of 5 wickets for 59 runs in the 1st innings of the match versus Bangladesh at Chittagong on  October 17, 2008.

Based on data provided by Cricinfo as of September 16th, 2011

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