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Australia’s vanquished tournament favourites will return home to the uncertainty of unemployment and the searching questions of a nation that expected them to be lifting the World Cup trophy at Lord’s, rather then losing a semi-final to a supercharged India in Derby. Meg Lanning‘s team signed short-term contracts to ensure they were paid throughout the
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Former Australia legspinner Stuart MacGill has reached an out-of-court agreement over a pay dispute with Cricket Australia. MacGill originally launched his writ in January 2015, claiming that Cricket Australia had failed to pay him more than $1.6 million in match payments and prize money, and also claiming more than $984,000 in interest. On Monday, MacGill
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Match facts July 20, 2017Start time 1030 local (0930 GMT) Big picture A week ago, when India went down to Australia by eight wickets, the odds in favour of the two teams facing each other a second time this World Cup were seemingly low. While Australia had sealed a semi-final berth at a canter, India’s
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Negotiations between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association are continuing at a snail’s pace but the damage has already been done, the former Test paceman Mitchell Johnson has said. Talks between the two warring parties – including the chief executives James Sutherland and Alistair Nicholson – resumed in Melbourne on Wednesday with time fast
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Will Sutherland, son of Cricket Australia’s chief executive James Sutherland and one of the most talented young athletes in the country, has revealed his decision to choose cricket over football. Having led Australia at Under-19 level but also been among the most closely watched AFL players at junior level, 17-year-old Sutherland has chosen to accept
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Australia women 269 (Bolton 79, Perry 55, Luus 5 for 65) beat South Africa women 210 (Wolvaardt 71, Chetty 37, Haynes 2 for 12, Jonassen 2 for 40, Perry 2-47) by 59 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Prior to Saturday’s match, South Africa had never won against Australia in 13 completed ODIs. The closest they had
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Play 03:46 What is the Cricket Australia-ACA pay dispute about? Two days of extensive talks have broken down barriers of rhetoric and transparency between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association, but the signing of a new MoU remains elusive. As more than 230 of the nation’s professional
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Talks to end the pay war between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) have continued despite an inflammatory intervention of CA chairman David Peever. Progress between the two parties, led by the chief executives James Sutherland and Alistair Nicholson, was seemingly put at risk by a Peever column in the Australian in
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Australian cricket’s warring chiefs James Sutherland and Alistair Nicholson have held their most intensive meeting yet in an urgent attempt to end a pay fight that will ultimately have ruinous consequences for both men and their organisations if not resolved quickly. Amid mounting commercial pressure both externally and internally, ESPNcricinfo has learned that Cricket Australia’s
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