Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers’ Association have signed an in-principle agreement after final round of face-to-face negotiations in Melbourne on Thursday morning, the deal paves the way for the Bangladesh series to go through as planned, Cricket Australia site reports.
Cricket Australia (CA) and Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) have declined to comment on the progress of intensive talks that continued to take place in Melbourne today amidst speculations that a deal has been brokered to save Bangladesh tour, reports Cricket Australia site.
Australia’s outspoken vice-captain David Warner accuses Cricket Australia (CA) of wrongly blaming the players for not resolving the bitter pay dispute that now threatens the Test tour of Bangladesh.
While Cricket Australia (CA) and Australia Cricketers’ Association (ACA) have sat down for negotiations after Saturday, the main point of contention, which is the revenue share model, is yet to be sorted, Canberra Times report says.
Australia captain Steve Smith is reportedly close to signing a sponsorship deal with Mercedez Benz, who are rivals to Cricket Australia’s ‘protected sponsor’ Toyota, The Daily Telegraph reports.
The Australia Cricketers’ Association (ACA) releases a statement on the ongoing Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) negotiations with Cricket Australia (CA).
Mitchell Starc becomes the first player to take the provocative step of aligning with a rival to one of Cricket Australia's protected sponsors as the sport's industrial war rages on, Sydney Morning Herald report says.