Mike Hesson

Power-hitter Colin Munro to boost New Zealand top-order in India

Power-hitter Colin Munro to boost New Zealand top-order in India

 Munro is likely to open New Zealand's innings with Martin Guptill on the limited-overs tour of India with Tom Latham dropping down the order, coach Mike Hesson has said.

Oct 12, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wary of 'phenomenal' India

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wary of 'phenomenal' India

New Zealand, rated fifth in the world, play the first of three one-dayers against India in Mumbai on October 22.

Oct 12, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
New Zealand's wicketkeeper batsman Luke Ronchi retires from international cricket

New Zealand's wicketkeeper batsman Luke Ronchi retires from international cricket

Ronchi went on to play four tests, 85 ODIs and 32 T20 matches in total with this month`s Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh his last for the Black Caps.

Jun 22, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Martin Guptill's heroics in ODIs won't earn him Test recall: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

Martin Guptill's heroics in ODIs won't earn him Test recall: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

Hesson acknowledged Guptill's knock was "exceptional" but said the 30-year-old had already been tried at Test level and found wanting.

Mar 02, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
NZ vs SA, ODIs, PREVIEW: Dealing with Imran Tahir not the only issue for Kiwi one-day international side

NZ vs SA, ODIs, PREVIEW: Dealing with Imran Tahir not the only issue for Kiwi one-day international side

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson recognised his side would need to step up in the first of five ODIs on Sunday, when Neil Broom and Ross Taylor return for limited-over series.

Feb 18, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
Ross Taylor seeks clarity from selectors on T20I future after being snubbed for match against South Africa

Ross Taylor seeks clarity from selectors on T20I future after being snubbed for match against South Africa

Taylor has said he had not been given any specific indication from selectors as to what is required of him to reclaim his spot in the national T20I side.

Feb 14, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Chappell-Hadlee Trophy: New Zealand recall spinner Ish Sodhi for third ODI against Australia

Chappell-Hadlee Trophy: New Zealand recall spinner Ish Sodhi for third ODI against Australia

Selector Gavin Larsen thinks Seddon Park pitch can be spin friendly and for that reason Sodhi has been brought into the squad.

Feb 03, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
NZ vs AUS: Martin Guptill ruled out of second ODI against Australia due to hamstring injury

NZ vs AUS: Martin Guptill ruled out of second ODI against Australia due to hamstring injury

Coach Mike Hesson said Guptill had suffered a minor hamstring strain while fielding and would sit out the next match in Napier.

Jan 31, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Neil Broom replaces injured Martin Guptill in New Zealand's T20 squad against Bangladesh

Neil Broom replaces injured Martin Guptill in New Zealand's T20 squad against Bangladesh

Guptill sustained the injury while running between the wickets in the third one-day international against Bangladesh at Saxton Oval.

Dec 31, 2016, 16:27 PM IST
New Zealand weigh workload worries ahead of ODI series

New Zealand weigh workload worries ahead of ODI series

Bangladesh, at seven in the ODI rankings and three places below New Zealand, lost their rain-affected warm up game to a New Zealand XI by three wickets.

Dec 24, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
India vs New Zealand 2016: Mark Craig ruled out of remaining series, Jeetan Patel called as replacement

India vs New Zealand 2016: Mark Craig ruled out of remaining series, Jeetan Patel called as replacement

Craig, who claimed two wickets in Kanpur, will return home to undergo a rehabilitation programme and will require four weeks to recover, according to New Zealand coach Mike Hesson.

Sep 26, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Pink ball Test discussed but didn't work out, says New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

Pink ball Test discussed but didn't work out, says New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

The BCCI is still in its experimental phase at the moment with the inaugural Day/Night Duleep Trophy coming to an end tomorrow.

Sep 13, 2016, 14:33 PM IST
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson extends contract until 2019

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson extends contract until 2019

New Zealand reached the final of the 50-overs World Cup last year and the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 in March, having gone unbeaten in seven test series home and away from 2013 until 2015.

May 26, 2016, 08:58 AM IST
Australia vs New Zealand: James Pattinson replaces Peter Siddle for 2nd test

Australia vs New Zealand: James Pattinson replaces Peter Siddle for 2nd test

Siddle was sidelined with a back injury for much of New Zealand`s second innings at Wellington`s Basin Reserve and bowled just eight overs on the third day before he spent the fourth day patrolling the boundary.

Feb 19, 2016, 10:59 AM IST
2nd Test: Mighty Australia determined to ruin Brendon McCullum farewell party

2nd Test: Mighty Australia determined to ruin Brendon McCullum farewell party

We are going to be doing our best to make sure we spoil his last game, says Steve Smith.

Feb 18, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Dimitri Mascarenhas to quit as New Zealand bowling coach in February

Dimitri Mascarenhas to quit as New Zealand bowling coach in February

His decision to quit means the Kiwis will now lose their second bowling coach in as many years.

Jan 29, 2016, 12:02 PM IST
Mitchell Santner retains spot in New Zealand squad for Sri Lanka series

Mitchell Santner retains spot in New Zealand squad for Sri Lanka series

Santner replaced Matt Henry for the day-night test at Adelaide Oval, taking two wickets and scoring 76 runs in tough conditions for batsmen.

Dec 01, 2015, 12:38 PM IST
New Zealand await clarification on DRS controversy

New Zealand await clarification on DRS controversy

The decision review system regularly generates controversy but Hesson was clear on where he felt the blame should fall.

Nov 30, 2015, 09:55 AM IST
Ahead of day-night Test, Trent Boult shrugs off injury to return with full intensity

Ahead of day-night Test, Trent Boult shrugs off injury to return with full intensity

Boult, who has been suffering from a 'disc irritation', also bowled two impressive short-pitched deliveries at McCullum in the nets.

Nov 26, 2015, 08:59 AM IST
Tactical battle as Australia, NZ look for night Test supremacy

Tactical battle as Australia, NZ look for night Test supremacy

Zaheer Abbas, the new president of the International Cricket Council, hailed the day-night Test concept as "thoroughly enlightened".

Nov 23, 2015, 09:57 AM IST