Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings resigned on Wednesday, a day earlier than he was because of stand for re-election on the board’s annual normal assembly.
Director Richard Freudenstein was put in as chairman in his place and can serve for a brief interval till a everlasting alternative is elected, CA mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday.
Eddings was beneath stress after New South Wales and Queensland States withdrew assist for him this week.
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“It has been an honour and a privilege to be able to serve the sport I love as a Cricket Australia director,” Eddings mentioned.
“It is my sincere hope that following my resignation the State and territory associations can unite and work together in the best interests of cricket, allowing the focus to return to the sport ahead of the 2021-22 season.”
Eddings changed David Peever in 2018 after the previous chairman resigned after the discharge of a scathing cultural evaluate within the wake of the Newlands ball-tampering scandal.