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Australian Cricketers' Association Could Boycott South Africa Tour Due To Pay Dispute

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 29 / 17

Australia's cricketers will boycott next month's tour of South Africa "unless substantial progress is made over the next 48 hours" ­toward "resolving the game's ­bitter pay dispute," according to Chip Le Grand of THE AUSTRALIAN. The Australian Cricketers' ­Association exec will meet on Sunday, the d...

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