Cricket Australia on Wednesday allocated former general Melanie Jones as a director.
Jones debuted for Australia in 1997 when she assimilated a group and won her initial of dual World Cups (2005). The following year saw her make her initial Test century on entrance (131), in her initial of a dual successful Ashes campaigns (2004).
“I’m vehement to have this event to work with a Board to strengthen cricket’s bond with a village and safeguard a healthy and tolerable destiny for a subsequent generations,” Jones said.
We’d like to extend a comfortable acquire to @meljones_33, who has been allocated as a Director on a Cricket Australia Board.
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The 47-year-old was also recognized progressing this year with one of a country’s top honours, a Medal of a Order of Australia, for her services towards cricket.
Jones’ cricket career spanned 1995 to 2011 when she played for Surrey County, Essendon Maribyrnong Park premier club, and Victoria and Tasmania during State level. She has remained an active member holding several radio explanation and presenting roles domestically and internationally.
Welcoming Jones, Cricket Australia Chair Earl Eddings pronounced a former World Cup winner’s knowledge will offer as an item to a board.
“Mel has been an active and moving partial of a cricket fabric for many years and we are absolved to have her join a Board”
“Australian Cricket has been undergoing poignant change over a past dual years and I’ve no doubt Mel’s knowledge on and off a margin will be an item to a group as we pierce into the subsequent phase