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Mike Hesson

New Zealand coach defends future of T20 cricket

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson defended international T20 cricket Monday after his English counterpart called for it to be cut from the sport's crowded calendar. Hesson acknowledged England coach Trevor Bayliss' concerns about burnout among players and staff but said Twenty20 had an important role to play internationally. "There's always a workload issue, I think that's fair, but there's also a revenue generation issue," he told reporters. "In some countries that's not as big a deal but for New Zealand…