SBS – After nearly 30 years as The Gabba grounds’ manager, Kevin Mitchel Jr will retire after the next Ashes Test in November.

Summary

  • After nearly 30 years as The Gabba grounds’ manager, Kevin Mitchel Jr will retire after the next Ashes Test in November.
  • After almost three decades maintaining a world-class cricket pitch, the Gabba’s legendary grounds’ manager Kevin Mitchell Jnr is ready to retire – after one last Ashes Test.
  • He followed in his father’s footsteps to take the job as an assistant curator in 1984 and has managed the ground for the past 27 years.
  • He will retire after November’s Ashes Test and said in maintaining the iconic stadium he felt responsible to create something Queenslanders were proud of.

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