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Five facts about Daniel Vettori as he turns 37 today

Known as one of the greatest ambassadors of the sport, Vettori was in a league of his own.

Five facts about Daniel Vettori as he turns 37 today

New Delhi: Former New Zealand star sensation Daniel Vettori who is touted to be the greatest ever Kiwi spinner turned 37 on Wednesday.

Known as one of the greatest ambassadors of the sport, Vettori was in a league of his own. He represented New Zealand for 113 Tests and 295 ODIs to show his influence for the Black Caps for a long time.

Here are five intersting facts about Daniel Vettori who is one of the most respected cricketers the game has ever seen.

#Vettori is the youngest ever player to play for New Zealand in both Tests and ODIs.

#Daniel Vettori was called “Harry Potter” by fans because of his floppy hair and spectacles.

#The 300-club man is the youngest spinner to claim 100 wickets in Tests.

#He also bears the record for most runs scored by a No. 8 batsman (2227). Overall he has 4531 runs in Tests.

#He shares his birthday with Kiwi Rugby legend Tony Woodcock.

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