Daniel Vettori: New Zealand recall spinner after two years
Veteran spinner Daniel Vettori has been recalled to the New Zealand Test side for the first time since 2012.
It had been thought the 35-year-old would not add to his 112 appearances because of a back injury.
However, Vettori joins the Black Caps for the third Test against Pakistan, which starts in Sharjah on Wednesday.
"Dan obviously has an incredible amount of experience and has shown how effective he can be in these sorts of conditions," said coach Mike Hesson.