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UPDATE 1-Cricket-Long-serving Cricket Australia boss Sutherland to…

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MELBOURNE, June 6 (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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  • (Adds detail) MELBOURNE, June 6 (Reuters) – Long-serving Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said on Wednesday he would be stepping down from his role as chief executive next year.
  • The 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 …
  • “Obviously, there’s Cape Town, but there’s also some key planks that are now in place that allow me to step aside and for a new chief executive to come in and have a really strong platform from which to operate and take the game forward.”
  • 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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