Media Release November 13, 2003

Cricket Australia supports former Chairman, Denis Rogers AO

Cricket Australia today confirmed it had noted the publication of a new book by former Australian Cricket Board Chief Executive Officer Graham Halbish.

A Cricket Australia spokesperson said the book relates to a previous and now relatively long-past era.

However, Cricket Australia also noted extensive references to its former Chairman, Denis Rogers AO, who retired in 2001, and place on public record that Mr Rogers' achievements on behalf of Australian cricket have included playing a distinguished and valuable role in helping create the modern and successful Cricket Australia as it now exists.

Internationally, Mr Rogers also played an important role at the International Cricket Council (ICC) and his work on behalf of world cricket is highly regarded within the ICC and its member countries