Sport Mark Waugh set to stand down as Australian selector

18:31  14 may  2018
18:31  14 may  2018 Source:   smh.com.au

Waugh to leave Australia selector role

  Waugh to leave Australia selector role Mark Waugh will leave his position as Australia's national selector at the end of August, Cricket Australia has announced. Waugh has opted to leave the role when his contract expires on August 31 to take up a role in the media.The 52-year-old, who played 128 Tests and 244 one-day internationals for Australia, has served as national selector for four years.© Provided by BSkyB Getty Waugh said in a statement: "I've thoroughly enjoyed my time with the national selection panel and it has been a tough decision to choose not to continue in my role.

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Mark Waugh is stepping down as an Australian selector.© Provided by Sydney Morning Herald Mark Waugh is stepping down as an Australian selector.

Former Test great Mark Waugh is set to step down as an Australian cricket team selector after his contract ends before the 2018-19 summer.

Waugh was appointed to the national selection panel in 2014 and is the selection chairman for the Australian Twenty20 side.

As the T20 chairman, Waugh will tour with the Australian side to England and Zimbabwe for internationals in June and July, but that will be his final tour with the national team as a selector.

Australia will play five one-day internationals and one T20 in England in June, before a two-match T20 series in Zimbabwe.

Waugh criticises India's 'selfish' day-night test refusal

  Waugh criticises India's 'selfish' day-night test refusal India's refusal to play a day-night test in Adelaide is "selfish" and hinders efforts to reinvigorate test cricket, Australia's former test batsman Mark Waugh said on Wednesday. India have declined to play their maiden day-night test against Australia, leaving the Dec. 6-10 series-opener in Adelaide a day match, and remain the lone frontline team not to have featured in one."It's a little bit selfish from India's point of view because we need to revitalise Test cricket," Waugh said on Australia's Big Sports Breakfast radio show.

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Over the past few years, Waugh has been a commentator on the Big Bash on Channel 10, but has now joined Fox Sports after the pay TV provider signed a deal for the broadcast rights to Australia's international matches last month.

It has been reported that Waugh will have a full-time on-air role in commentary with Fox Sports, with the thinking that he would be unable to be both a selector and fulfil his new commentary duties. Waugh is expected to call all forms of cricket in his new role.

Cricket Australia will now be looking for a new selector at a time of upheaval for the sport.

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Jamie Cox has stepped down as an Australian selector citing a "mood for change" in the wake of last "There is a clear mood for change and I think it's time for a new panel to be given the opportunity set its own The review panel also included ex-captains Steve Waugh , Allan Border and Mark Taylor.

Mark Edward Waugh AM (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian international cricketer, who represented Australia in Test matches from early 1991 to late 2002, and made his One Day International debut in 1988.

CA only earlier this month appointed Justin Langer as a coach for the men's national team coach after Darren Lehmann stepped aside after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Tim Paine was also given the national team captaincy, with both Steve Smith and David Warner suspended for 12 months over their role in the saga.

The governing body is also set to launch a cultural review, which was put in place after the events of the Test series against South Africa, which was marred by several unsavoury clashes before the ball-tampering incident in Cape Town.

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