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Ashes in doubt amid cricket pay dispute

Cricket: Mitchell Johnson has warned there’s no guarantee the upcoming Ashes series will go ahead. An attempt by Cricket Australia to remove the words “revenue share” from the latest pay proposal for players could set talks “back to square one”. Picture: Rui Vieira/AP UPDATE: CRICKET’S pay war has reached breaking …

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Mitch’s brutal Ashes sledge for Pom batsman

Mitchell Johnson has declared Australia a huge chance in this summer’s Ashes. MITCHELL Johnson has declared Australia are a huge chance to reclaim the Ashes from an inconsistent England bearing the scars of their dismal recent Test history. The Australian Test great also lit the spark ahead of the looming …

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Smouldering cricket pay war reignited

Cricket: Mitchell Johnson has warned there’s no guarantee the upcoming Ashes series will go ahead. The Australian Cricketers’ Association is angry at CA’s apparent unwillingness to include revenue sharing in their proposed deal over pay. UPDATE: CRICKET’S pay war exploded again on Friday night, with the players’ association adamant their …

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Cricket Australia’s problems could get worse

Chief Executive of Cricket Australia, James Sutherland. COLIN Smith, one of the nation’s eminent sports media-rights strategists, believes Network Ten’s precarious financial position looms as a serious issue for Cricket Australia. Ten entered a trading halt on Tuesday and could yet tumble into voluntary administration. The future of the free-to-air …

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Big Bash teams free to lure AFL prospect

Will Sutherland playing for Australia’s under-19 team. CRICKET has been given a new window to snare rising star Will Sutherland from the clutches of the AFL. The trade embargo preventing Big Bash franchises from offering contracts has been temporarily lifted by Cricket Australia, giving both Melbourne teams an opportunity to …

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Warner thanks fans as pay war rages

Efforts by Australian Cricketer Shane Watson, ACA president Greg Dyer and Simon Katich during cricket’s pay war have so far been unsuccessful. Picture: Getty Images AUSTRALIAN vice-captain David Warner has taken to social media to thank fans as the pay war with Cricket Australia reaches breaking point. Using the hashtag …

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Jonassen calls on Aussies to go big

Cricket: England have secured a spot in the Women’s World Cup final after a final over thriller against South Africa. Jess Jonassen has called on the middle and lower order to propel Australia past the 300 mark. AUSTRALIA may be one game out from the World Cup final but they …

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‘It’s poor’: Legend whacks Warner

Cricket: Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist believes the Cricket Australia pay dispute will be resolved within the next week. The pay war has been a PR disaster. CRICKET’S ugly pay war has left everyone with a bitter taste in their mouth after weeks of awkward exchanges between players and administration. …

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Warring parties making progress

Cricket: Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist believes the Cricket Australia pay dispute will be resolved within the next week. Mitchell Johnson celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels in 2015. FORMER Test quick Mitchell Johnson says the long-term damage has already been done in cricket’s bitter pay …

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‘The players’ relationship with CA is burnt’

Cricket: Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist believes the Cricket Australia pay dispute will be resolved within the next week. Test great Mitchell Johnson says he’s concerned about how much input players will have in the game in the future. UPDATE: FORMER Test quick Mitchell Johnson says the pay dispute has …

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