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Payment dispute in Australian cricket leading to player pullouts

The Australian Cricket team future series is in series doubts as they Australian Cricket Association are facing payment problems for the last few months.

Australia senior team is slated to tour Bangladesh for two test matches and the tour might be scrapped, then they tour India for ODI series that tour might be canceled and then Ashes series against England, the Australian Cricketer might not play in these three big series.

230 Australian cricketers were left without a job as the contract between Cricket Australia and Australia Cricket Association was expired. Australia A is set to tour South Africa from 12th July.

“They don”t intend to tour but the reality is they don”t fly out of the country until Friday,” Nicholson said.

“So, the players are going to go into camp as planned and hopefully we can make some progress with regards to the MoU [memorandum of understanding].

The Australian Senior Cricket team lost was knocked out of the Champions Trophy 2017 during the group stage as they lost to England, 2 matches were washed out due to rain. The Australian Cricket Association is making efforts to that the Australian team would go ahead of Ashes even if no MOM is agreed upon.

The Australian Captain Usman Khawaja said that it is difficult to say “We”re still going to be training this week. Hopefully, something can be resolved, but if it”s not, it”s a tough decision that sort of has to be made.”

The biggest rivalry India- Australia ODI series might be canceled if the problem is not solved. It is one of the toughest matches in cricket with both teams wanted to win every match. Steve Smith, David Warner, and other cricketers are unemployed. Apart from 70 domestic male cricketers, the men and women cricketers are out of contract.

The women’s Cricket team who are currently playing in the World Cup held in the UK would be paid in advance for the tournament. This is not great news for cricket fans as they are struggling to get payment from the board.