New Zealand Cricket have announced the departure of director of cricket John Buchanan "due to family circumstances".
The coach, who won three World Cups while coaching Australia, has left after two years in the role.
A NZC press release said: “Buchanan...is disappointed to be leaving NZC at this time as he has enjoyed his work there.
“However, due to family circumstances, he has decided to return to Australia.
"Buchanan's return to Australia will give him the opportunity to explore other roles and consultancies with his business, Buchanan Success Coaching."