Departing assistant coach Steve Rixon slams Cricket Australia

Steve Rixon, a former coach of New Zealand, did not agree with some of the policies that the Australian cricket board had adopted during his tenure as national assistant coach.

updated: January 30, 2014 12:09 IST
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Sydney: Departing national assistant coach Steve Rixon (in pic with Michael Clarke) on Thursday lashed out at Cricket Australia, saying he had little respect for the organisation, which he accused of unnecessary interference.

The tenure of Rixon, a former coach of New Zealand, came to an abrupt end of Wednesday when Australian head coach Darren Lehmann said he no longer fitted into his plans.

The 59-year-old, a former wicketkeeper who played 13 Tests for Australia, said he was due to leave in April anyway and he had no issues with Lehmann but CA was another matter.

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