Gary Stead . (Twitter Photograph)
AUCKLAND: New Zealand Cricket‘s (NZC) chief government David White has hinted that head coach Gary Stead might get a contract extension until the 2023 World Cup slated to be performed in India.
White additionally mentioned that the administration of the NZC is proud of no matter Stead has managed to realize with the aspect.
“We’re delighted with what he is completed. After we appoint somebody it is a consultative course of with gamers, administration, after which a suggestion to the board. We’re hopeful to have that wrapped up earlier than our board assembly on the finish of August,” stuff.co.nz quoted Stead as saying.
“We’ve not agreed a time period as but however I might assume that is prone to be till the subsequent World Cup, which the ICC has now prolonged to November 2023. That might be a logical interval,” he added.
Stead was appointed as the pinnacle coach in August 2018 for a two-year time period till the T20 World Cup in Australia.
The T20 World Cup was slated to be performed this yr, nevertheless it has now been postponed until subsequent yr as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
Final week, Stead had additionally expressed his willingness over carrying on because the coach of the aspect.
“Talks have been fairly optimistic and, if New Zealand Cricket and the gamers really feel as if I can maintain contributing, then I would be all in favour of persevering with on,” stuff.co.nz quoted Stead as saying.
The 48-year-old Stead had guided New Zealand to the 2019 ODI World Cup closing.