WAtoday (Australia) – Former Test cricketer Rick McCosker will head up a second review into Australian cricket, amid fallout from the ball tampering scandal that cost the national team’s captain, vice-captain and opening batsman their jobs.

Summary

  • Former Test cricketer Rick McCosker will head up a second review into Australian cricket, amid fallout from the ball tampering scandal that cost the national team’s captain, vice-captain and opening batsman their jobs.
  • Cricket Australia board chairman David Peever on Friday afternoon fronted the media for the first time since Steve Smith, Dave Warner and Cameron Bancroft were sacked for their roles in the Cape Town debacle.
  • Mr Peever said CA chief executive James Sutherland had the “full support of the board” and that the reviews would not be a witch hunt.
  • “The player review is around the conduct of our players,” Mr Peever said.
  • Mr Sutherland’s position was not currently under review but the entire Cricket Australia administration would likely “come under the microscope” during the review, Mr Peever said.


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