Eddings promoted as new Cricket Australia (CA) chairman

Posted On Sep 20 2020 by

first_imgMelbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of a former first-grade batsman and president of Premier Cricket side North Melbourne, Earl Eddings as its new Chairman. David Peever resigned from the position following the publication of the Longstaff Review, and Eddings, recently elected the deputy chair, has been promoted.Eddings became a CA Director in 2008 and has been an active member of the Audit and Risk, and People and Culture Committees as well as an alternative Director for the past 18 months at International Cricket Council (ICC) meetings. His current term is scheduled to run till the CA’s Annual General Meeting in 2019.“Cricket is only what it is in Australia because of the commitment of our people, the fans and the thousands of volunteers around the country. I am honoured to serve in this position and am committed to making cricket stronger and a game that we can all be proud of,” Eddings said in a statement.“It’s important that, along with our owners, the State and Territory Associations, the players and the Australian Cricketers’ Association, that we work harder than ever before to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds across the country and continue to strengthen cricket’s privileged position as Australia’s favourite summer pastime, whether you are a spectator, player or volunteer,” he added. (IANS) Also read: Sports Newslast_img read more


Jayson Castro on alleged missed travel call: ‘That’s referees’ job’

Posted On Jan 18 2020 by

first_imgJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Castro, though, may have gotten away with just a little more than a quick inside pass as video replays showed he lifted his pivot foot when he made the pass to Rosario which should’ve been a travel call, but no whistles were blown and the KaTropa went on to claim an 80-75 win over the Hotshots in the PBA Philippine Cup.As for the alleged travel, Castro said it’s not his responsibility to count anyone’s steps.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“That’s not my job anymore, that’s the referees’ job,” said Castro in Filipino Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.Castro’s wits and Roger Pogoy’s overtime heroics saw the KaTropa get to a 3-3 record and take sole possession of the fourth seed, something that the team would hold dear ahead of their three-week break. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? PBA takes two-week break to give way to Gilas Fiba qualifying games Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Jayson Castro. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—TNT’s overtime win against Magnolia wouldn’t have happened if not for the quick thinking of Jayson Castro at the end of regulation.With defenders swarming him at the top of the key, Castro had the wherewithal to hold his jump and instead pass to the open Troy Rosario in the pain that tied the game at 72 apiece with 1.8 seconds left in regulation.ADVERTISEMENT “This is a big win for us, and at least before we go on a break we got this confidence-booster of a win,” said Castro who finished with 24 points, four rebounds, five assists, and two blocks.Pogoy was able to rescue TNT in the overtime period hitting two clutch baskets that gave his team a 79-74 lead with 29.9 seconds to play.The timely baskets the third-year guard didn’t go unnoticed with Castro showing praise to his younger teammate.“I kept telling him that this is his time to shine finally,” said the 32-year-old Castro of Pogoy who’s six years his junior. “There were times before that he’d be scared to take the ball, but in the dying seconds of the game I told him to take the shot.”“He made it and he was able to read the defense.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ View commentslast_img read more