Australian Test legend David Boon has been appointed as the chairman of Cricket Tasmania, the 61-year-old cricketer, who played 107 Tests scoring over 7,400 runs, was a member of the Cricket Tasmania Board since 2014.

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He comes in place of Andrew Gagin, who retired earlier this month, according to a report in Cricket.

Bonn will also continue in his role as a member of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) match referee panel.

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Boon played international cricket for more than two decades after making his first-class debut for Tasmania as a 17-year-old during the 1978–79 Sheffield Shield season.

He earned a Test call-up in 1984, scoring 7,422 runs at an average of 43.65, including 21 centuries.

Australian Test Legend David Boon Appointed President Of Cricket Tasmania

Australian selector for more than a decade

The legendary cricketer also played 181 ODIs, scoring around 6,000 runs. He was the Australian selector for more than a decade between 2000-2011.

An Australian Cricket Hall of Fame inductee, Boon has been deeply involved as an administrator since leaving the sport in 1999.

“We have a great group of directors who I think are very strong, have a very balanced skill set and Tasmanian cricket is in a pretty healthy position,” Boon said on Tuesday.

“We as a board and I personally as a chairman are looking forward to taking this forward and nurturing the sport as our core business.

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Australian Test Legend David Boon Appointed President Of Cricket Tasmania

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And young children, both male, and female may be allowed to play initially and then have the opportunity to play for them. For the state and their country.

“I have been blessed in many ways to initially play the game for both Tasmania and Australia. And then to remain in the game as an administrator with Cricket Tasmania.

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Australian Test Legend David Boon Appointed President Of Cricket Tasmania

And then as an Australian selector and with the ICC for the last decade. It’s a privilege to just be involving in the game.

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“And hopefully, as Donald Bradman put it, ‘When we’re all going. We leave it in a better position than we were involving in.