Alistair Nicholson has stepped down from his submit of chief government officer of the Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation (ACA). He has been within the function since 2014 when he changed Paul Marsh.
Nicholson’s six years on the ACA noticed him take care of a number of vital points throughout a tumultuous time within the sport, with the loss of life of Phil Hughes, holding the enjoying group collectively for 2 months following the expiry of the final collective bargaining settlement and the fallout from the Cape City Sandpaper Gate controversy.
“I have been humbled to signify our participant group and I am very pleased with what we’ve been in a position to obtain in my time on the ACA,” mentioned Nicholson in a press release.
“I’ve needed to take care of unprecedented points within the sport however at all times tried to keep up ideas of equity and fairness, representing the gamers as we labored to advance the pursuits of the sport always,” he added.
He’ll stop from his place by the tip of this 12 months, with the ACA board commencing the process of recruiting the following chief government.
“Beneath Alistair’s management we have turn out to be far more skilled and developed to supply a much-expanded service providing for the good thing about all of our members,” Greg Dyer, ACA Chairman mentioned.
“We’re now positioned to take part strongly within the sport’s future as an enormously revered contributor in any respect ranges of Australian cricket,” he added.
ACA Board Members Alyssa Healy and Pat Cummins additionally spoke of Nicholson’s contribution on behalf of the present enjoying group.
“Alistair was a serious driver within the among the nice strides that feminine gamers have remodeled the previous few years,” mentioned Healy.
“Al is trusted by the gamers. We knew he would at all times be robust however balanced when representing us and that our stance can be primarily based on good ideas,” mentioned Cummins.