Golf Australia chairman Andrew Newbold said it was a coup to secure someone with Sutherland's experience.
Roberts will be replaced by interim CEO Nick Hockley, the chief executive of the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, CA chairman Earl Eddings told reporters in a video call.
Steve Smith eligible to captain Australia as two-year leadership ban post ball-tampering scandal ends
Steve Smith's two-year leadership ban ended quietly on Sunday, leaving him eligible to captain Australia at a time of uncertainty over when international cricket will resume.
Former Australian captain Steve Smith said Cricket Australia executives James Sutherland and Pat Howard played a key role in spreading the toxic "win at all costs" culture in the team that led to the infamous ball-tampering scandal.
Australia skipper Aaron Finch describes CA mess as a distraction for his team, urges players to focus on their game
Disarray within Cricket Australia (CA) has distracted the Australian team, one-day skipper Aaron Finch said Thursday as he urged his players to keep their focus on the field.
Cricket Australia team performance boss Pat Howard among latest executives to join exodus over Sandpapergate
The exodus at Cricket Australia (CA) grew Wednesday as two more top executives quit the embattled governing body after a ball-tampering scandal and a scathing review triggered an outcry.
Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft's bans must be reconsidered in light of Cricket Australia's culture review findings
While it might not be an appropriate time to ‘support' the banned trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, it is definitely the right time to start building that trust between the governing body and the players association.
Darren Lehmann reveals emotional struggle following ball-tampering scandal, says he's still receiving counselling
Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann revealed how he has paid a heavy emotional toll over the ball-tampering scandal and claimed under-fire Cricket Australia could have done more to support him.
Cricket Australia head David Peever asked to quit following revelations made in independent review about board's 'arrogant' culture
The independent review released Monday found that an "arrogant" and "controlling" culture within Cricket Australia contributed to players cheating in the pursuit of victory.
Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor says new reviews are 'confronting' for governing body, team
The reviews are due to be made public on Monday, six months after CA commissioned them following the cheating furore in Cape Town this year.
Ball tampering scandal was a 'WTF moment' that shocked us all, says former Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland
James Sutherland stepped down from his position of Cricket Australia's Chief Executive Officer on Thursday. He had held the position since 2001.
CA re-appoints controversial chairman David Peever ahead of release of reviews into state of Australian cricket
Cricket Australia (CA) reappointed its controversial chairman David Peever Thursday, before the release of two reviews prompted by a ball-tampering scandal that sullied the sport's reputation during his tenure.
Justin Langer says he would be 'surprised' if ball-tampering scandal prompted James Sutherland's resignation
James Sutherland, who has been chief executive for 17 of his nearly 20 years with CA, announced earlier Wednesday he would be standing down.
Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland announced on Wednesday he will stand down in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal that rattled the game.
CA says there's no 'credible evidence' of match-fixing by Australian players as alleged in Al Jazeera documentary
CA chief James Sutherland urged the Qatari broadcaster to hand over its footage to the International Cricket Council following Sunday's documentary, and pledged a full investigation if necessary.
The BCCI said it would wait for the outcome of the ICC investigation before deciding on stopping Robin Morris' pension for a 42-match first-class career.
Spot-fixing allegations in India and Australia Test, say reports; Cricket Australia asks for footage to investigate
In the documentary, a fixer named Aneel Munawar, who supposed to be working for D Company, has named two Australian cricketers who were involved in fixing the match.
Australia's new coach Justin Langer wants scandal-hit cricket team to 'earn respect' on and off the field
Justin Langer vowed to fix the scandal-hit Australian cricket team's behaviour and win back respect after being named head coach in all three formats of the game
Justin Langer named head coach of Australia for four years as CA look to move on from ball-tampering saga
Former Test opening batsman Langer, 47, will coach Australia in all three formats of the game — Tests, one day and Twenty20 — and will begin his new role on 22 May in a four-year term
David Warner could still make it to the Australian team, says country's cricket board CEO James Sutherland
Disgraced David Warner still has a future in Australian cricket, the sport's chief executive James Sutherland says, handing the explosive opener a lifeline after a cheating scandal.