Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori could make a surprise return to the test arena as coach Mike Hesson considers taking three spinners into the deciding clash with Pakistan in Sharjah which starts on Wednesday.
New Zealand cricket team coach Mike Hesson has warned that his side is improving and have proved they can take on top nations away from home and claimed that the tense draw in the second Test against Pakistan that finished Friday in Dubai had proved the point.
Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder was passionate about rekindling his international career after he was thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand `A` team for one-day matches in the United Arab Emirates next month.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has reportedly issued a firm command about his expectations and protocols to all-rounder Jesse Ryder, although he has not shut the door on the player`s return to international cricket.
The Indian batting frailties against short-pitched bowling stood exposed in the ODI series and New Zealand coach Mike Hesson on Saturday said the Kiwis will continue with the tactic even in the upcoming Test series starting February 6.
New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson on Friday called on his fast bowlers to welcome Indian batsmen with aggression when they clash with the visitors in the five-match ODI series starting here on Sunday.