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Debbie Hockley elected NZC President

File photo - Debbie Hockley and Bob Simpson at the ICC's Hall of Fame Induction Getty Images

Former New Zealand captain Debbie Hockley has been elected president of New Zealand Cricket. Replacing Stephen Boock, Hockley will serve in the role for the next three years.

A member of the ICC's Hall of Fame, she scored 4064 runs in 118 ODIs, including four hundreds. She also played 19 Test matches, averaging 52.04. She was the first woman to play 100 ODIs, and also the first to score 4000 ODI runs.

Hockley will be the first woman president of the New Zealand board in its 122-year history. She will be joined by former New Zealand international Ingrid Cronin-Knight, who will be the director. The current director, Greg Barclay, will be the new chairman of New Zealand Cricket.