Tim Paine backs Cricket Australia board, clarifies Kevin Roberts relationship

For more than a century, Australia’s cricket captains have been formally appointed by the directors who have sat on the Cricket Australia board over that time. Not too often, though, has the national captain been asked whether or not he is willing to give his full support to the board, as Tim Paine was on Tuesday.

Such are the extraordinary times that cricket has been thrown into over the past few months, as the game’s finances and leadership have been openly debated by the state associations and the Australian Cricket Association in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, leading eventually to the replacement of Kevin Roberts as chief executive with Nick Hockley, until last week the CEO of the T20 World Cup.

How the current group of administrators, from the CA chairman Earl Eddings downwards, would wish for the respect commanded by Paine after two years as national team captain in the…

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