Record-breaker Corey Anderson needs a break, says New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

Corey Anderson, who slammed the fastest ODI ton on January 1 against the West Indies, may be rested in the first ODI against India on January 19.

updated: January 17, 2014 22:05 IST
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New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said on Friday that all-rounder Corey Anderson, who broke the record of world's fastest ODI century on Jan 1, is fatigued and in need of a break. (Corey Anderson, cricket's Usain Bolt)

Since hitting the world record century off 36 balls on New Year Day, Anderson has managed 29, 0 and six in his last three innings. In the runfest in Hamilton, he managed 1-77 off 10 overs and in Wednesday's Twenty20 finale in Wellington he gave away 50 off four overs. (Corey Anderson slams fastest ODI ton)

"Corey's played a lot more cricket in the last couple of months than he has during his whole career. He's strung a lot of games together and being an allrounder it's tough on the body," Hesson was quoted as saying by

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