A local junior cricket coach has expressed concern over his position in the wake of the current overhaul taking place at Cricket Australia. As news broke today of two more big name exits from the nation’s cricketing body, the coach of the Watsonia Wombats U14C cricket team, Steve Brady, fears he will be the next to get a tap on the shoulder.
Following last week’s release of findings from an independent review into the operations of Cricket Australia, key figures to depart have included board member Mark Taylor, performance manager Pat Howard, and executive Ben Amarfio. Those prominent departures join the soon to leave chief James Sutherland, and the suspensions of Steve Smith and Dave Warner.
According to Brady, the current climate makes his position even shakier than it was just a couple of weeks ago. Speaking exclusively to The Watsonia Bugle, Brady said, “We’ve had a pretty rough start to the season. We’re still winless, my cordial mixing ratio hasn’t been right all year, and last week I gave the President’s son out for what could best be described as a sketchy LBW decision. The writing’s on the wall if you ask me. I’m a dead man walking.”