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It’s back to the whiteboard for Eddie, Dunstall

The cricketing adventures of footy personalities Eddie McGuire and Jason
Dunstall are over as Cricke..

By Sunday Herald Team , in Sports , at May 31, 2019

The cricketing adventures of footy personalities Eddie McGuire and Jason
Dunstall are over as Cricket Victoria has taken the management of Big
Bash League finalists the Stars and Renegades in-house.

The move means that the boards of the clubs, headed by McGuire and
Dunstall respectively, have been dissolved and the two chief executives,
Clint Cooper and Stuart Coventry, are out of work.

The decision was taken on Thursday and signed off on Friday, and was by
then common knowledge around town, yet peculiarly, CV had issued no
statement.

At one level, it is not a surprise. CV held the licences for both clubs
from the beginning nine years ago, and talks about streamlining
management have proceeded fitfully for about four years.

At another, though, it is perplexing. Operating independently, and as
footy-style rivals, the Stars and Renegades have been successful, on and
off the field. The acme was three months ago, when the Renegades beat
the Stars in an all-Melbourne BBL finale.

Now, though, CV is looking to cut costs by condensing the back offices.
The model now will be more like Sydney, where the Thunder and Sixes
operate from Cricket NSW, with separate general managers.

What this all means for the future of the two Melbourne clubs is
unclear. Some fear thRead More – Source

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