Sunraysia Cricket Association has appointed a new administration officer who will take up his role after the Annual General meeting.

After interviews the job to replace Peter Hahn has been given to Jakob Sluiter of Merbein South, who has played local cricket and is a University graduate in Management, Sports and Leisure.

Mr Sluiter will officially take the reins on September 1, replacing Mr Hahn, who held the post for six seasons.

He will attend the annual general meeting of the Association on August 9 when he will meet club delegates and others, ahead of him officially taking up duties.