The Kiwi cricketing great will undergo further surgery to remove cancer.
The White Ferns finished their ODI series against England on a positive note.
New Zealand will have a chance for payback in the second cricket ODI on Wednesday.
The Kiwi fast-bowler has been named at the top of Cricinfo's list.
The former NZ cricket international will take the reins for the Knights.
NZ now turn their attention to the upcoming ODI cricket series against the hosts.
New Zealand will face England in the final on Sunday morning (NZ time).
After winning all five ODIs, England pile more misery on Australia in one-off T20.
England completed their first 5-0 sweep of the Aussies in any format.
The tourists scored 310, but were overhauled with six overs to spare.
It's not the first time Aussie cricketer Joe Mennie has suffered a head injury while bowling.
The White Ferns set a T20 world record that lasted less than four hours.
New Zealand will play a test at the MCG for the first time since 1987.
England have dealt Australia its worst ODI loss in history.
The seamer left mouths agape with his spectacular effort for English side Kent.
The 52-year-old is a lead candidate to fill the void left by Mike Hesson's departure.
A whopping 24 wickets fell on day two in Bengaluru as India cruised to victory.