Former Australia captain George Bailey. He is now named chair of the National Selection Panel. Supplanting Trevor Hohns who is resigning after two successful stints. Cricket Australia (CA) affirmed on Sunday.
Bailey, who spoken to Australia in 125 matches. Joined the board in February last year. Takes over as chief selector before this year’s T20 World Cup. The residential Red hot remains a series game. Against England as well as missing visits to the sub-continent.
“I would like to thank Trevor for his incredible work. Which has helped shape the success of Australian cricket. Over a long period, including during my days. As a player and captain,” George Bailey said.
“In what can be challenging work. Trevor has continuously been calm, steady, and approachable.
“Additionally to his journey. He has made my move from player to selector as smooth as possible. There’s a part I will take from Trevor’s fashion. Also, exceptionally much look forward to the travel ahead.”
Ben Oliver the CA’s Executive General Manager of National Teams. He said that enrollment preparation for a third selector. To connect Bailey and head coach Justin Langer was underway.
Hohns, 67, first joined the determination board. In 1991 after resigning as a player taking after 1989. Also, the Ashes series and helped choose a few of Australia’s greatest groups, CA said.
In his first residency, Australia won five straight. The Ashes series and a record 16 successive test victories. As well as back-to-back 50-over World Cups in 1999 and 2003.
“The game has been awesome to me. And I have adored each minute of it, from the great times to the bad,” Hohns said.
“I have been amazingly blessed to be included. Also, with a few of the greatest Australian groups of all time. In other words, many of the best players to have played the game.”