Debbie Hockley elected New Zealand Cricket’s first female president

Debbie Hockley played 19 Tests and 118 limited-overs internationals for the New Zealand women's team.

By: AP | Christchurch | Published: November 16, 2016 1:38:53 pm

Debbie Hockley has been elected as president of New Zealand Cricket, becoming the first woman to hold that role in the 122-year history of the sport’s national governing body.

New Zealand Cricket said Wednesday that Hockley, who was captain of New Zealand’s women’s team and is a member of the International Cricket Council’s hall of fame, will replace Stephen Boock and will serve a three-year term.

Hockley played 19 Tests and 118 limited-overs internationals for the New Zealand women’s team, making her international debut in 1979. She played her last ODI in 2000.

Another former New Zealand women’s international, Ingrid Cronin-Knight, was elected as a board director at New Zealand Cricket’s annual meeting in Christchurch.

Greg Barclay was elected the New Zealand Cricket chairman at the first meeting of the new board.

Barclay, an Auckland-based commercial lawyer, has been on the NZC board since 2012 and was also a director of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which was jointly held in New Zealand and Australia.

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