Statement from Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia has today confirmed that Mr David Peever has announced his resignation as Chairman of the Board of Cricket Australia, effective immediately.

The Board has appointed Deputy Chair, Mr Earl Eddings, as interim Chair and will undertake the necessary process to make a permanent appointment.

Mr Eddings said:

“We thank David for his service.

“He has played a pivotal role in the elevation of women’s cricket, and the significant growth in attendance and participation.

“He should also be acknowledged for his efforts in improving funding to the ICC full member nations outside Australia, England and India; overhauling governance of the ICC and reforming the Future Tours program, among a long list of achievements.

“We look forward to continuing the important process of recovering and rebuilding for Cricket Australia and Australian Cricket.

“The Board is keenly aware that we have a way to go to earn back the trust of the cricket community. We and the executive team are determined to make cricket stronger.”

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