Daniel Vettori sidelined but won't call it quits

The injury-plagued 34-year-old said it would be at least six months before he knew whether he could make a return to full fitness and he would make a decision on his future then.

updated: July 05, 2013 09:24 IST
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Wellington: Injury-plagued New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori announced on Friday he will be sidelined for at least six months but refused to call time on an international career stretching back 16 years.

Vettori said he had informed New Zealand Cricket he could not accept a Black Caps' contract for the upcoming season as he knew much of the year would be spent in rehabilitation after an ankle operation.

"I feel that with my present injury situation it would be wrong for me to take a retainer contract," he said.

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