James Sutherland, Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Australia spoke to the press ahead of South Africa’s tour of Australia.


The three-match Test series begins on Friday at Brisbane. Sutherland said that it’s a great time for Test cricket. Sutherland said that although the selection panel felt that there was no need to appoint a vice-captain, it was obvious that Shane Watson would take over from Michael Clarke as the captain.


Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland said they would not stand in Langer's way if he chose to grab the WA coaching reins.


'If he was to look to greener pastures that would be a loss to us but not a loss for Australian cricket because he would do a fantastic job in that role and it would be a great career step for him,' Sutherland said in Brisbane on Thursday.