Alistair Nicholson, Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) chief executive, has warned this summer’s Ashes is under threat even if a resolution is finally struck in the bitter pay dispute engulfing Australian cricket.
Nicholson said there was a lot of water to go under the bridge even if there was a resolution. “If there is agreement, the next step would be the more intensive MOU and contract drafting period,” he wrote (As report in Cricbuzz) “Given past experience and the massive detail involved, this would take some time and still may not be completed with time enough to meet the needs of fans, sponsors and broadcasters invested in the upcoming tours and the summer of cricket.
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“I add that it is hard to conceive of any further flexibility the players could possibly offer in these negotiations,” he added.