Former skipper George Bailey named Australia's new selection chief
''I would like to thank Trevor for his incredible work which has helped shape the success of Australian cricket over a long period, including during my days as a player and captain,'' Bailey was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia.
''In what can be a challenging job Trevor has always been calm, consistent and approachable. ''Similarly to his journey, he has made my transition from player to selector as smooth as possible. There is a lot I will take from Trevor's style and very much look forward to the journey ahead,'' he added.
''George is a highly respected leader who is now well established on the NSP alongside Justin as the head coach. The third panel member will add to their combined experience as we look for someone who will bring complimentary,'' Oliver said.
Hohns steps down after two successful stints. He first joined the selection panel in 1991.
He has presided over the selection of many of Australia's greatest teams, including the world-record winning Ricky Ponting team, which won 21 successive ODIs.
''The game has been great to me and I have loved every minute of it, from the good times to the bad,'' Hohns said.
''I have been extremely fortunate to be involved with some of the greatest Australian teams of all time and many of the best players to have played the game,'' he added.
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