John Inverarity

  • Marsh to lead Australian selectors, Mark Waugh added to panel May 2, 2014

    Sydney: Former wicketkeeper Rod Marsh has been named as the new head of Australian cricket's selectors, while top-order batsman Mark Waugh has been appointed to the panel for the first time. Marsh, 66, replaces John Inverarity, who had already indicated he would step down when his tenure ended. Waugh has replaced...
  • Marsh 'to replace Inverarity' as Australia chief selector May 1, 2014

    Sydney: John Inverarity, regarded as one of the architects of Australia's recent success, is expected to stand down as chairman of selectors and be replaced by Rod Marsh, reports said on Thursday. The 70-year-old's contract expires at the end of June and Cricket Australia directors will consider changes to the...
  • Australia squad unchanged for Perth Test December 9, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia will take the same 12-man squad to Perth for the third Ashes Test this week after humbling England by 218 runs to win the second match in Adelaide on Monday. "The National Selection Panel have selected the same squad of 12 for the Perth Test," national selector John...
  • Inverarity warns against writing off Aussies in Ashes June 18, 2013

    London: Australia's chairman of selectors has told England now is not the time to dismiss his side's chances of regaining the Ashes, despite the controversy currently engulfing the tourists. Title-holders Australia's early exit from the Champions Trophy tournament in the UK, which included a defeat by arch-rivals England, was compounded...
  • Fawad Ahmed gets Cricket Australia call-up June 10, 2013

    Sydney: Former Pakistan asylum-seeker Fawad Ahmed moved a step closer to playing in the Ashes against England after being rushed into the Australia A squad for their tour of Britain on Thursday. "Fawad is a spin bowler of interest and we look forward to seeing how he performs for Australia A,"...
  • Pat Cummins unlikely to be picked for Ashes series in England April 3, 2013

    Sydney: Australian pace sensation Pat Cummins will not be rushed back into action any time soon, head selector John Inverarity said on Wednesday, almost certainly ruling the teenager out of the Ashes series in England this year. The 19-year-old quick took seven wickets in a remarkable Test debut in South...
  • Watson's position in the side not guaranteed: Inverarity March 26, 2013

    Sydney: Shane Watson captained Australia in the fourth and final Test against India recently, but his poor showing does not guarantee him neither his batting spot nor his role as Michael Clarke's deputy for the Ashes, Aussie chairman of selectors John Inverarity hinted on Tuesday. Speaking for the first time after...
  • Warner in doubt for the first Test against India February 17, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian opener David Warner seems to be in doubt for the first cricket Test against India after national selector John Inverarity revealed that there is "some concern" regarding the batsman's recovery from a thumb fracture ahead of the match, starting February 22. "David's thumb has improved in the last couple...
  • Hughes in Australia 'A' team to play South Africa October 26, 2012

    Sydney: Australia will not be fielding any of their Test players in South Africa's opening tour match against Australia 'A' next month, the chief of selectors John Inverarity said on Friday. In announcing the 'A' team to face the Proteas in Sydney from November 2 to 4, Inverarity said the...
  • Decision to recall Watson is correct: Aus selectors October 26, 2012

    Sticking to their decision to call Shane Watson back home early from the ongoing Champions League Twenty20, Australian selectors on Tuesday said it will be in the best interest of the team, which will take on South Africa in a three-match Test series, with the first match to begin in...
  • Ponting's axing is beginning of an end February 20, 2012

    Sydney: Former captain Ricky Ponting's one-day international career appeared over after he was dropped from Australia's ODI team for the tri-series against India and Sri Lanka. Chief selector John Inverarity on Monday said Ponting, the second all-time leading run-scorer in ODIs, was axed because of his poor batting form. Ponting, 37,...
  • Haddin omission lacked clarity: player' chief February 16, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin understood he was not being rested from one-day duty after a poor test series against India and selectors could have handled his omission better, according to the players' association chief Paul Marsh. Haddin was left out for the first three matches of the triangular series against...
  • Katich calls national selector to know fate December 17, 2011

    Melbourne: Out-of-favour Australia opener Simon Katich has directly approached national selector John Inverarity to know whether he is being considered for the first Test match against India, starting on December 26. The 36-year-old called Inverarity on Friday to enquire about suggestions that he was being considered for a shock recall to...
  • Calls for Ponting's retirement grow stronger November 20, 2011

    Melbourne: Calls for Ricky Ponting's retirement from international cricket grew stronger, with Test legend Doug Walters and former wicket-keeper Ian Healy joining the chorus saying the former Australian captain should call it a day with the two-Test series at home against New Zealand next month. The Australian media has also come...