Reuters – MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Long-serving Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said on Wednesday he would be stepping down from his role as chief executive next year.

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  • MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Long-serving Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said on Wednesday he would be stepping down from his role as chief executive next year.
  • Cricket – Cricket Australia Press Conference – Bristol – 24/6/13 Cricket Australia’s CEO James Sutherland during the press conference Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Andrew Boyers LivepicThe 52-year-old, who took up the role in 2001, resigns amid reviews into the cricket board and the national men’s team triggered by the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal.
  • “Today, I’m announcing my intention to stand down as chief executive of Cricket Australia and in advising …
  • Sutherland, who also oversaw a bitter dispute with the players over a new pay deal last year, said the ball-tampering affair had not “had a bearing” on his decision.
  • CA chairman David Peever said he had wanted Sutherland to stay on to finish up negotiations for the new six-year, billion dollar broadcasting deal, which was announced in April.


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