Fox Sports Australia – Taylor on Monday became CA’s third director to resign this year, following David Peever and Bob Every out the door as the fall out from a damning independent report on the culture within the sport’s governing body continues.

Summary

  • Taylor on Monday became CA’s third director to resign this year, following David Peever and Bob Every out the door as the fall out from a damning independent report on the culture within the sport’s governing body continues.
  • Taylor’s exit leaves Michael Kasprowicz as the only former first-class or international player on CA’s board, a worrying result given the “commercialisation of cricket” was among many concerns flagged by The Ethics Centre in their report on culture within the national team’s set-up.
  • T&C’s ApplyFollowing his exit, Taylor flagged Katich, Belinda Clark and her fellow former Australia captain Alex Blackwell – the first woman to serve on the Cricket NSW board – as possible contenders to replace him at CA.
  • But Katich, assistant coach of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, said he has other pressing commitments, including family.
  • “Mark Taylor spoke about his conflict with media commitments and the board role and I have signed to work with Channel 7 and SEN during the summer so I would be equally compromised.


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