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David Boon quits the national selection panel

Selector's exit ushers change

May 24, 2011: David Boon has quit his post on the national panel and in so doing helps to bring swifter change to the Australian system.

Daniel Brettig

ICC news

David Boon to become ICC match referee

May 24, 2011: David Boon has quit Australia's selection panel to take up a role as an ICC match referee

Brydon Coverdale

Australian news

Cricket Australia prepares to axe a selector

Oct 27, 2010: Cricket Australia will decide which of Merv Hughes, Jamie Cox or David Boon will be axed as a national selector at a board meeting on Friday

Brydon Coverdale

David Boon

'Everything we touched turned to gold'

Mar 20, 2010: David Boon looks back at the heady summer of 1989, and the years after, when he was considered by many to be the best batsman in the world

Interview by Daniel Brettig

Australia's selectors should be full-time professionals

Aug 25, 2009: It won't be so easy for England in the 2010-11 Ashes, but Australia must look at having full-time selectors

Jason Gillespie

Australia in South Africa 2008-09

Boon wants fellow selectors to trust current squad

Feb 24, 2009: David Boon believes his selection panel must show faith in a core group of players during Australia's rebuilding phase

Brydon Coverdale in Johannesburg

Under-18 national identification camp

Former Test stars produce talented offspring

Sep 9, 2008: The children of three former Australian players are part of a 38-strong squad that will attend a national under-18 talent identification camp

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua

Ponting backs Katich as opener

May 30, 2008: Simon Katich has won the backing of the captain Ricky Ponting and one of the selectors, David Boon, as he aims to settle into the Test opening role after Matthew Hayden was from the Caribbean due to injury

ESPNcricinfo staff

Welcome back, we weren't expecting you

May 8, 2008: Eleven players who made a return to the fold after their time had appeared to have passed by

Andrew McGlashan and Brydon Coverdale

The pressure's on the panel

Apr 4, 2008: Not much has been expected of Australia's selectors in recent years, but the time may have finally come for them to raise their game

Peter English

Australia v India, Perth, 1991-92

When Sachin cracked the Perth Test

Jan 14, 2008: Take the fastest wicket in the world, add some bounce and cracks to it, and it's enough to test any batsman. In 1991-92, Sachin Tendulkar, not yet 19, passed the Perth Test

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

State hero ready for first Hobart final

Boon's air of excitement after Tasmania's dark days

Mar 15, 2007: When David Boon first played for Tasmania, they were not considered good enough to be a fully-fledged Sheffield Shield team. Now, 28 years later, they are hosting the final for the first time

Brydon Coverdale

'You deserve to walk off saying goodbye'

Healy wants suitable exits for 100-Test veterans

Jan 9, 2007: Ian Healy believes Australian players who have reached 100 Tests should be allowed to enjoy farewells similar to those of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Justin Langer

ESPNcricinfo staff

'It's caught everyone by surprise' - Border

Former players shocked Warne could be going

Dec 20, 2006: Reports that Shane Warne will announce his retirement on Thursday have caught the cricket world off guard

ESPNcricinfo staff

Overload of commitments takes its toll

Border resigns as selector for second time

Oct 10, 2006: Allan Border has stepped down as a Test selector for the second time in less than two years and only four months after re-accepting the position

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Week That Was ... September 18-25

Nudity, girls and texts

Sep 25, 2006: Jenny Thompson looks back on The Week That Was ... September 18 to 24

Jenny Thompson

Former captain fills hole left by Hohns

Border back as national selector

Jun 23, 2006: Allan Border has ended his one-year retirement from the Australian selection panel and will replace the former chairman Trevor Hohns, who resigned in April

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Ashes - the aftermath

Waugh warns against sweeping changes

Sep 13, 2005: Steve Waugh has warned Australia's selectors against rushing into making impulsive changes to the Australian team

The Andrew Symonds affair

Pints and proselytizers

Jun 24, 2005: The furore over Andrew Symonds' night out was way over the top, and once again raised uncomfortable questions of the unreal behavioural standards we expect from elite sportsmen

Dileep Premachandran

The county season 2005

Sussex to play friendly in late March

Feb 15, 2005: The pressure of cramming more fixtures and competitions into the summer has resulted in the season gradually extending itself at either end

Martin Williamson
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