James Sutherland

  • Australia to turn on the lights for Sheffield Shield 01-03-2014 10:03 AM

    Australia will play a number of first-class matches in the domestic Sheffield Shield competition under lights next week as a trial for playing day-night Test cricket, Cricket Australia said on Saturday. Brisbane's Gabba ground, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval will all host matches with sessions played at night...
  • Ashes win justifies Arthur sacking: CA chief 18-12-2013 08:54 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland on Wednesday said Australia's comprehensive Ashes victory justified the decision to sack Mickey Arthur as coach, hailing the team's new mindset. South African Arthur was fired just 16 days before the start of the Ashes in England earlier this year after a shambolic Test...
  • James Sutherland defends Australia's preparations for Ashes 13-11-2013 04:27 PM

    Sydney: Australia will have no excuses in the upcoming Ashes series because their Test preparation has been far superior to England's, Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said on Wednesday. Sutherland defended the scheduling of Australia's recent one-day tour to India, and said the quick change to the five-day game would...
  • Perth's WACA ground misses out on India Test 12-09-2013 08:33 AM

    Perth's WACA ground will be without a Test match when India tour Australia during the 2014-15 season, Cricket Australia has announced. The WACA, a regular Australian Test venue since 1974, missed out when CA allocated its schedule of four Tests against third-ranked India. CA said Adelaide, scheduled to complete a...
  • CA chief lashes out at racist abuse of Ahmed 04-09-2013 11:57 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has lashed out at "racist comments" directed at Muslim Fawad Ahmed after the legspinner asked not to wear a kit displaying the logo of beer brand VB. Pakistan-born Ahmed, who became an Australian citizen in July after his application was fast-tracked, did not have...
  • Australia gear up for day-night Test cricket 30-08-2013 08:54 AM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia will trial day-night first-class matches this summer with plans to play a Test in Australia under lights by 2015-16. CA said in a statement on Friday that the ninth round of its Sheffield Shield competition will all be day-night matches and played with pink balls. The matches...
  • Ashes reinforces cricket as Australia's favourite sport 16-07-2013 11:51 AM

    Melbourne: The response of the Australian public to the first Ashes Test has reinforced the game's popularity in Australia, according to Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland. "While we didn't get the on-field result that we all wanted last night, the response to the performances of the team at...
  • Sacked Arthur taking legal action over CA axing 13-07-2013 12:09 PM

    Sydney: Sacked coach Mickey Arthur has hired a legal firm and is seeking compensation after Cricket Australia tore up his contract last month, a report said on Saturday. The South African, the first foreign-born coach of the Australian team, was sacked just 16 days before the start of the Ashes...
  • CA chief slams Australian team for Warner bar attack 14-06-2013 10:04 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland on Friday slammed the role of the Australian team in the damaging David Warner punch-up incident in England and demanded they crack down on bad behaviour. Warner was on Thursday fined Aus$11,500 ($11,000) and suspended until the start of the Ashes series next month...
  • CA signs A$590 million broadcast deal 04-06-2013 12:51 PM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) announced a A$590 million broadcast agreement with Channels Nine and Ten on Tuesday, confident the new deal will help them attract the best young athletes in the country to the sport. Collectively, the board's domestic and international rights to telecast cricket for the next five years...
  • Cricket Australia considers social media policy 21-05-2013 12:24 PM

    Sydney: Chief executive James Sutherland says Cricket Australia may consider implementing a social media policy after opening batsman David Warner became embroiled in an expletive-laden Twitter exchange with two journalists. Warner is reportedly expected to plead guilty at a hearing on Wednesday to breaching Cricket Australia's Code of Conduct after...
  • CA salutes 'fantastic' Lee 13-07-2012 10:14 AM

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  • Haddin dropped due to poor form: CA 17-02-2012 03:06 PM

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  • Australia want review of bad light rule 03-12-2011 06:20 PM

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