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 the role for the next three years. A member of ICC’s Hall of Fame, she scored 4064 runs in 118 ODIs, including four hundreds. She also played 19 Test matches yielding an average of 52.04. The right-hand batsman was also the first woman to play 100 ODIs, and also the first to score 4000 ODI runs.

Hockley will become the first woman President in the board’s 122-year old 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.

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