Kevin Roberts has resigned as Cricket Australia’s chief executive (CEO) amid criticism of poor management during the coronavirus. At the same time, Nick Hawkley has been appointed as the new executive of the country’s cricket board. This information was given in the official notification of Cricket Australia on Tuesday (18).
Many of Australia’s top athletes have been removed from office in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Australian rugby league executive Todd Greenberg and Australian rugby executive Raylene Castle has also been removed. This time their partner is Roberts.
In October 2016, Roberts replaced James Sutherland as Cricket Australia’s (CA) chief executive. Sutherland served as CA’s chief executive for 16 years. But Roberts, 46, has not had the privilege of serving as CA for as long as Sutherland.
At the end of 20 months, he had to step down as CEO of CA. Where the board had a contract with Roberts by the end of this year. Meanwhile, as Kevin Roberts has resigned as the Cricket Australia CEO so, Nick Hawkley is currently the chief executive of the ICC T20 World Cup. She also starred in the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup earlier this year.