Cricket Australia appoint John Inverarity as national selector

John Inverarity will replace current part-time national selection panel chairman Andrew Hilditch Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Melbourne: Oct 28, 2011

Cricket Australia named former Test player John Inverarity as the full-time national selector on Friday.

According to the statement, Inverarity will take up the role in ahead of Australia s first Test against New Zealand in December.

Inverarity replaces current part-time national selection panel chairman Andrew Hilditch.

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said Inverarity and the head coach will both report to Howard.

“This is a role that requires deep high performance cricket experience and knowledge, outstanding leadership and communication skills, personal integrity and an insight into what is needed to encourage the best performance outcomes from young athletes,” Sutherland said of Inverarity s role.

“John Inverarity has been an outstanding contributor to cricket as a captain, player, coach, selector and mentor in Australia and in England, and his insights into the game, its players and their development is without parallel.”