Cricket Australia rejects criticism of rotation system

Melbourne, Jan.1 (ANI): Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has strongly backed the controversial rotation system.

Speaking to News Limited, Sutherland said that there was a need to understand why rotation was necessary and beneficial.

"It's there to provide sustained success for the Australian cricket team," he claimed.

Sutherland said that Cricket Australia is always looking at the bigger picture.

According to the Age, he said that it is extremely important to keep the bowlers fit and give them their breaks in a timely manner.

"The broader issue is all about Australian teams winning cricket matches and series, winning the big events, the things that really count," Sutherland said. (ANI)

--

Get stories like this on the Yahoo app and discover more every day.
Download it now.

Matches

  • No live matches are in progress.
    • Team flag for South Africa vs. Team flag for New ZealandNZSA
      2nd Test
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Centurion, South Africa
      New Zealand in South Afric...
    • Team flag for England vs. Team flag for PakistanPAKENG
      2nd ODI
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      London, England
      Pakistan in England ODI Se...
    • Team flag for West Indies vs. Team flag for IndiaINDWI
      1st T20I
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Lauderhill, Florida, Usa
      India vs West Indies T20 S...