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Mike Hesson      

Full name Michael James Hesson

Born October 30, 1974, Dunedin, Otago

Current age 41 years 273 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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Mar 25, 2016

Craig McMillan, Kane Williamson and Mike Hesson inspect the pitch at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, March 25, 2016

Craig McMillan, Kane Williamson and Mike Hesson inspect the pitch at the Eden Gardens

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Mar 22, 2016

Grant Elliott and Mike Hesson at training, Mohali, March 22, 2016

Grant Elliott and Mike Hesson at training

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Mar 21, 2016

Kane Williamson and Mike Hesson look on during New Zealand practice, Mohali, March 21, 2016

Kane Williamson and Mike Hesson look on during New Zealand practice

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Tour Results
South Africa v New Zealand at Potchefstroom - Jan 25, 2013
South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
South Africa v New Zealand at Kimberley - Jan 22, 2013
New Zealand won by 27 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Paarl - Jan 19, 2013
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 26 balls remaining)
South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth - Jan 11-14, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 193 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town - Jan 2-4, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 27 runs
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