Mike Hesson finally reunites with his family in New Zealand after returning from India
Mike Hesson was appointed as RCB's director of cricket operations for IPL 2020.
Published - May 14, 2020 11:26 am | Updated - May 14, 2020 11:26 am
Mike Hesson, the former New Zealand coach and current RCB director of cricket operations has finally reached New Zealand. He met his family after eight long weeks. The 45-year-old also shared a happening picture with his cute little daughter on social media.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the cricketing activities across the globe have come down to a tragic halt. The novel virus has taken more than two lakh lives across the globe and it is spreading at a very high rate with each passing day. For this reason, Modi-government initiated the lockdown on March 25 in the country and kept travel restrictions.
Mike Hesson reaches his home after 8 weeks
Mike Hesson took to his official Twitter handle and shared a still giving a tight hug to his daughter. He also gave a caption to his post that read, “So good to finally give my youngest a big hug after 8 weeks in lockdown.” The former Kiwi coach had arrived in India on March 3 and joined Bangalore based franchise before BCCI suspended IPL 2020 for an indefinite period.
The RCB’s director of operations said that he traveled to Mumbai by road and took a flight back to his country. Meanwhile, he also thanked Narendra Modi, the honorable Prime Minister of India and the New Zealand government for arranging his travel in these alarming conditions.
Here is the tweet
So good to finally give my youngest a big hug after 8 weeks in lockdown……..🤗🤗🤗
.#bangalore to #dunedin
🏨 ➡️🚌 ➡️✈️ ➡️🏨 ➡️ ✈️ ➡️🏡
.#rcb #ipl #lockdown #lockdown2020 #thankyou #thankful #dunners #bengaluru #bangalore #dadofgirls #goodvibes #thankyourcb pic.twitter.com/GlVtNVKeie
— Mike Hesson ONZM (@CoachHesson) May 13, 2020
Earlier, Hesson had shared a still through his official handle and said that he was taken care of by the people in India. The 45-year-old had also added he missed his daughters in this lockdown a lot. His post read, “This is a challenging time for everyone and I am fortunate to be well looked after while in India but………I really do miss my girls.”
This is a challenging time for everyone and I am fortunate to be well looked after while in India but………I really do miss my girls 😍😍
.#GirlDad #NewZealand #India #lockdown #Quarantine #IndiaFightsCoronavirus #NewZealandLockdown #dunnerstunner pic.twitter.com/so5ZpMB1PV
— Mike Hesson ONZM (@CoachHesson) April 17, 2020
IPL 2020 is highly surrounded by the clouds of uncertainty at the moment, The chances are high that the T20 tournament might not take place in the ongoing year. Meanwhile, there are also some reports that state, BCCI might organise the cricketing extravaganza in the September-October window if the T20 World Cup gets postponed. However, the official decision is yet to be taken by the concerned authorities.