Australian Pay Dispute Ends, Board and Players' Association Reach Agreement

Cricket Australia, players' union end pay dispute; Bangladesh series on

Cricket Australia, players' union end pay dispute; Bangladesh series on

"The deal brings to an end a bitter standoff and months of bickering over how money in the game is distributed".

"The ACA is delighted for the men and women who play the game now and in the future", ACA president Greg Dyer said in a statement.

Steve Smith's test squad was scheduled to assemble in Darwin next week to finalize preparations for a scheduled two-test tour to Bangladesh which starts with a warmup match on August 22.

It also means the dispute won't be sent to a formal arbitration process, something Sutherland had called for if the two parties couldn't come to an agreement this week.

"Neither side has got everything we wanted out of these negotiations but they shouldn't be approached with a victor takes all mindset. We've reached a good compromise, one that we can both live with".

"Relationships with the game have been tested and I know that has been a bit of a turn off for fans", he said.

"I told Pat Howard personally this was how things were going to be", he said, referring to Cricket Australia's team performance manager.

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Cricket Australia had tried to jettison a 20-year-old model of under which players receive a fixed percentage of revenue, saying it was unfit for modern times and starving the grass-roots of funding.

Following this, Bangladesh will have a specific training session in a bid to prepare for their fixtures against Australia. The cricketers have finally got back their employment, and the fans can await the upcoming tours of Bangladesh, India, the home Ashes series and more.

"The England team is due to fly to Australia in late October, these arrangements will be scrapped unless the necessary warm-up games can be guaranteed". Australia won the two-Test series 0-2.

Warner said he was delighted to see the back of it.

Cricket Australia produces a memorandum of understanding with the players - represented by the ACA - every five years.

The major reason behind the ACA 's opposition was CA's proposal to scrap a shared revenue model for player payments, which had been in place for almost 20 years.

"Success in this negotiation for the ACA was achieving revenue sharing for all players, gender equity, fair remuneration increases, greater input on scheduling and more grassroots investment". They have made history and created a legacy for generations of players to come.

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