Mike Hesson      

Full name Michael James Hesson

Born October 30, 1974, Dunedin, Otago

Current age 39 years 256 days

Major teams Otago

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Michael James Hesson
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Mike Hesson was involved with Otago cricket for 15 years before taking over as Kenya coach after the team's poor performance in the 2011 World Cup. He took up coaching at an unusually early age of 22, beginning with a seven-year apprenticeship as Otago cricket's director of coaching. He became Otago's assistant coach in 2003 before being promoted to their top job next season. In his six years in charge of Otago, he converted the previously struggling team into one which regularly challenged for titles, and ended their 20 year wait for a trophy by winning the one-day tournament in 2007-08. Hesson took over as Kenya's coach for a two-year term but resigned in May 2012, less than a year after taking up the job, citing security issues that affected his family.

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Dec 29, 2013

Mike Hesson is not too happy with the delay, New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Napier, December 29, 2013

Mike Hesson is not too happy with the delay

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Oct 7, 2013

Mike Hesson carries training equipment during a practice session, Chittagong, October 7, 2013

Mike Hesson carries training equipment during a practice session

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Jul 8, 2013

Mike Hesson talks to the press after the announcement of New Zealand's contracted players, Auckland, July 8, 2013

Mike Hesson talks to the press in Auckland

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Tour Results
New Zealand v India at Wellington - Feb 14-18, 2014
Match drawn
New Zealand v India at Auckland - Feb 6-9, 2014
New Zealand won by 40 runs
NZ XI v Indians at Whangarei - Feb 2-3, 2014
Match drawn
New Zealand v India at Wellington - Jan 31, 2014
New Zealand won by 87 runs
New Zealand v India at Hamilton - Jan 28, 2014
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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