Cricket Australia Appoints New CEO

Cricket Australia has unveiled Kevin Roberts as its incoming chief executive officer.

This new appointment comes after former CEO James Sutherland's resignation following the ball-tampering scandal.

Chairman David Peever announced the appointment of Roberts, after an "extensive process" to fill the post, at a press conference in Melbourne on Wednesday morning.

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As Sutherland's deputy, Roberts led the negotiations for Cricket Australia during their protracted pay dispute with players last year.