News International – WELLINGTON: New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson announced Thursday he was quitting, a year out from the World Cup, citing family reasons.

Summary

  • WELLINGTON: New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson announced Thursday he was quitting, a year out from the World Cup, citing family reasons.
  • New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said he had tried to persuade Hesson to stay on, but that he understood his reasons for walking away.
  • Under Hesson’s reign, New Zealand played 53 Tests for 21 wins and 13 draws and won 65 of 119 One-Day Internationals and 30 of 59 T20s.
  • During his tenure, New Zealand also made the final of the 2015 World Cup.
  • New Zealand are currently ranked fourth in Tests and ODIs and third in T20s.


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