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Cricket Australia Could Block Uncontracted Cricketers From Playing Elsewhere

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 24 / 17

Cricket Australia "could stand in the way of disgruntled Test cricketers who seek to play in other competitions around the world," according to Greg Baum of THE AGE. CA and the Australian Cricketers' Association "remain at an impasse in their pay dispute," and CA "made it clear" that if there is no ...

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