Stuff – Mike Hesson says it’s not up to him or his players to judge if they haven’t got enough credit yet this summer.
- The Black Caps have proved far too good for first the West Indies and now the new visitors – so much so that there’s been equal focus on how woeful the opposition has been this home summer as there has on how well NZ have played.
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- “Last game was pretty close to perfect on a tricky surface,” said Hesson, who felt he’d never seen his regular opening bowling attack of Trent Boult and Tim Southee play better.
- “In terms of when you have to bowl into the wind – Tim’s five overs into a howling gale, he never missed the strings, kept hitting the top of the bat …
- “We’re relatively new in terms of the kind of roles we’ve given our players,” Hesson said.