Sports Desk (Channel TT): Talamatal Cricket Australia (CA) due to the deadly coronavirus. CA has laid off 40 board members, including the national team's batting coach, to make up for the financial loss. Besides, the salaries of the executive level employees will also be deducted.
Earl Eddings, chairman of the Cricket Australia Board, briefed reporters on the incident in a video conference. "We are going through a number of challenges," he said. So today I have laid off some employees of the organization. But I don't want to divulge any information about who was killed.
Batting coach Graeme Hick's name has been significantly highlighted in the Australian media.
According to media reports, CA also fired long-time batting coach Graeme Hick.
Hick has been working with CA since 2013. And he has been the batting coach of the national team since 2016.
Although Eddings, the chairman of CA, did not speak directly, the cricketers were informed about the cuts of the hiccups through video conferencing. And Hick can know the news of his retirement from the cricketers.
The CA also said in a statement that international tours of Australia ‘A’ team and junior level teams have been canceled for the next one year to save costs. This will save the board 40 million Australian dollars.
However, the women's and men's domestic tournament, the Sheffield Shield-Big Bash, will be held at the scheduled time.