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FICA backs legal action against Bangladesh on players’ dues


July 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in ... Read more...

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Johnson lucky to get a Cricket Australia central contract


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) provided pacer Mitchell Johnson a lifeline by giving him a central contract, which was formally cut from 25 to 17 here Friday.The new ... Read more...

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Strike last option for Australian cricketers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to cut down on number of central contracts


February 24th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to cut down the number of central contracts handed out to players as a part of its new Memorandum of Understanding ... Read more...

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Australian players fear state boards may thwart CA reforms


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian cricketers fear that some of the state boards may block the much needed reforms in Cricket Australia (CA).As CA gears up for its first major ... Read more...

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Cowan, Cummins, Pattinson likely to earn maiden CA contracts


January 9th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Opening batsmen Ed Cowan is likely to get a $100,000-plus pay rise and is all set to qualify for his maiden Cricket Australia (CA) deal.Besides Cowan, ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia, player’s union heading for confrontation


September 11th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 11 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) are heading towards a possible confrontation if the board chooses to follow Don Argus's key recommendations that ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers want changes in contract system


July 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) is planning to call for an overhaul of Cricket Australia (CA) central contract, which stands almost irrelevant after the selection of Nathan ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka slash budget, put Australia tour in doubt


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Australia's tour to Sri Lanka in August is in doubt after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) trimmied its budget, specially the security bill which was slashed from ... Read more...

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ACA endorses Katich’s stand on part-time selectors


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has come out in support of Simon Katich's stand against part-time selectors in Cricket Australia (CA).ACA president Michael Kasprowicz said Katich's ... Read more...

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Former players back Katich; why sack only him, asks Warne


June 9th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 9 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne feels that Simon Katich should not have been the only 30-plus cricketer left out from Cricket Australia (CA) central contracts.Warne stopped short ... Read more...

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CA’s dispute over players’ payment may end soon


May 18th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) The dispute over players' payment in Cricket Australia (CA) may finally end as a new pay contract could be agreed as early as next week.Australian Cricketers' ... Read more...

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Clarke wants Australian cricket to provide united front ahead of upcoming matches


April 16th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 16 (ANI): New captain Michael Clarke wants Australian cricket to provide a united front heading into important assignments in Sri Lanka and South Africa before home series against New Zealand ... Read more...

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WC 2011: ICC, Cricket Australia won’t deviate from security plans


March 11th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 11 (ANI): Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council have both said that they will not deviate from their existing security arrangements because of speculation that terrorists are aiming to ... Read more...

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Cricketers urged to boycott T20 Champions League


March 9th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 9 (ANI): The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) has asked players to boycott this year's T20 Champions League as some of the prize money from last year's event remains ... Read more...

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BCCI still to release Champions League prize money


January 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Cricketers around the globe are owed $6 million in prize money by the Indian cricket board for the Champions League Twenty20 competition, the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations ... Read more...

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Brisbane ODI win would be priceless for Queensland flood victims: Watson


January 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 29(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson reckons that a series-clinching win in Sunday's fifth ODI against England in Brisbane would prove priceless for the Queensland flood victims.Moved by the fighting spirit ... Read more...

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Toned down aggression following ‘Bhajjigate’ has hit Australia’s performance: Marsh


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): Fears of a backlash from Cricket Australia and the public following the bitter Sydney Test against India in 2008 has been exploited by rival teams touring Down Under, ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia cuts top player pool payments after revenue shortfall


November 7th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia has decided to cut pool payments to the nation's top cricketers after a 16million dollars shortfall in projected revenue this summer.Cricket Australia's general manager of finance ... Read more...

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Don’t kill off T20 golden goose, says Oz players’ body chief


October 31st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association chief executive Paul Marsh has warned that the game's administrators in the country should avoid an overkill of Twenty20 cricket in the aftermath of a ... Read more...

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Oz players want cricket calendar changed for T20 Big Bash involvement


October 30th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has informed Cricket Australia that leading players want the cricket calendar for the month of January revamped in order to join the Twenty20 Big ... Read more...

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Cash-rich Indian consortia ready to buy stakes in Oz domestic T20 teams


October 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 29 (ANI): Cash rich Indian consortia have reportedly indicated a keen interest to invest in domestic Twenty20 teams in Australia, even as the Australian Cricketers' Association has come out in ... Read more...

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ICC’s plan to use undercover agents irks cricketers


October 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) plan to use undercover agents to test the loyalty of the players has come under heavy criticism with Australian players union boss ... Read more...

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ACA fears of ‘too much cricket’ if proposed Test league becomes reality


September 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 17(ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) Chief Executive Paul Marsh has expressed concern at the possibility of more Test matches, as the International Cricket Council (ICC) look to finalize a formal ... Read more...

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Players, fans loyalty put to test as new clubs join Champions League


September 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Within a fortnight's time, the Victoria Bushrangers could be facing Anil Kumble-led India's Royal Challengers of Bangalore in a final that will determine the best Twenty 20 team ... Read more...

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Oz players protest CA attempts to take their 10 percent IPL earnings


September 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 8 (ANI): The Australian Cricketers Association has urged players to refuse to sign Cricket Australia contracts next year as a row has erupted over an attempt to take 10 per ... Read more...

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Timing not good for CA’s ’split innings’ one-day format trial: ACA chief


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 22(ANI): Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) Chief Executive Paul Marsh has said that the new 'split innings' one-day format in the domestic tournament would affect the national team's preparations for the ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers unhappy with split innings format


August 14th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 14 (IANS) Australian cricketers are not happy with the split innings 45-over format ratified by Cricket Australia (CA). The new format will be used in 31 domestic matches and players ... Read more...

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Oz players opposed to split innings in ODIs


July 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): An internal poll of national-level and state players in Australia reveals that they have emphatically rejected the idea of splitting innings in the one-day international format, a plan ... Read more...

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Oz players not in favour of CA’s 40-over ODI format


June 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 12 (ANI): Confirming player concerns over a proposed 40-over competition, Mike Hussey has said he is no fan of Cricket Australia's attempt to change the 50-over ODI format.Cricket Australia had ... Read more...

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Shifting of IPL semi-finals venue comforting: Oz players association


April 20th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association boss Paul Marsh has said that the shifting of the IPL semi-finals venue was really comforting in the wake of two crude bomb blasts outside ... Read more...

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Oz players body terms IPL ‘unconfirmed’ blacklist threat ‘unfair’


April 20th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Reacting to unconfirmed reports, the Australian Cricketers' Association has said it is unfair for players to be blacklisted by the Indian Premier League if they quit the tournament ... Read more...

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Not heard of threats to players wanting to leave IPL: White’s manager


April 19th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 19 (ANI): Australian Twenty20 vice-captain Cameron White's manager has rubbished reports that players were warned to stay put or risk being banned from the Indian Premier League after two crude ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers dash off to join IPL inspite of security concerns


April 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.1 (ANI): There will be no rest for Australian cricketers Shane Watson, Mike Hussey, Ryan Harris and Doug Bollinger, as they will be heading to India for participation in the third ... Read more...

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CA has no right to prevent uncontracted players from participating in IPL: Martyn


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 2 (ANI): Former Australian batsman Damien Martyn has told Cricket Australia that it has no right to prevent uncontracted players from participating in the Indian Premier League."They should leave ... Read more...

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