The Age – With a new chief executive, a new captain and no fewer than two new vice-captains, Australian cricket is conjuring a fine appearance of change at the top.

Summary

  • With a new chief executive, a new captain and no fewer than two new vice-captains, Australian cricket is conjuring a fine appearance of change at the top.
  • After 17 years of James Sutherland as chief executive, Cricket Australia has appointed Kevin Roberts from one door down.
  • Roberts has been on the CA board and then in its management for almost half of Sutherland’s tenure.
  • None of Paine, Marsh or Hazlewood will be Australian captain in three years’ time; if CA wanted to groom a next Test captain, they would have placed him among this leadership group.
  • Meet the new boss: Kevin Roberts took over from James Sutherland as Cricket Australia CEO.


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