Cricket Australia defends rotation policy after Shane Warne attack

The CA board gave its "unequivocal support" for the methods being used after Howard and Inverarity addressed the board of directors in Melbourne on Monday against a backdrop of criticism from former players and the media.

updated: February 04, 2013 22:56 IST
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Sydney: Australian cricket chiefs on Monday backed chief selector John Inverarity after stinging criticism from Test great Shane Warne and other ex-players over the controversial rotation policy.

Warne used his website to speak out against resting players -- particularly fast bowlers -- to guard them from breaking down as a result of the relentless demands of international cricket.

But Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Wally Edwards insisted Australia were on the right track after meeting under-fire Inverarity and general manager of team performance Pat Howard.

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