Success of Australian cricket’s MoU set to depend on negotiation of fresh broadcast and sponsorship deals

The dispute between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) has been settled, five weeks after deadline, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the next five years has been struck.

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ICC Board suspends USACA – ICC Cricket

Mr N.Srinivasan: “The ICC Board has made this difficult decision in the best interest of the game and all cricketers in the USA”

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ICC Annual Conference concludes in Barbados – ICC Cricket

Revised ICC Playing Conditions approved and come into effect from 5 July; ICC Board adopts Integrity Working Party’s recommendations; ICC Strategy 2016-19 approved

Source: ICC Annual Conference concludes in Barbados – ICC Cricket

President Cameron and Chairman Srini

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48 Tweets To Make You Feel That All Is Good With West Indian Cricket

The inspirational tweets of President Dave Cameron
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Geez didn’t that come around quick!

“I’ve been fascinated by your five-year plan for the last fifteen years”
– Melvyn Douglas to Greta Garbo, Ninotchka (1939)

It seems only yesterday that the ECB drafted their last sweeping visionary plan for the overhaul of English cricket. (And we all have such fond memories of “Raising the Standard”.) With as much regularity as Olympic Games, general elections and Star Wars sequels, and even less eagerly awaited than the next Harry Potter Encyclopedia, this week we saw the publication of “Building Partnerships” – the ECB’s strategic plan for 2005-2009. Continue reading “Geez didn’t that come around quick!”

Cricket’s home moves closer to the money

Cricket’s home moves closer to the money
(Raja M/Asia Times, 22.4.05)

“The ICC cannot afford to pay 30% tax…”
– Inderjit Singh Bindra

Why the ICC moved to a tax haven, in the words of the man who wants to get the BCCI listed on the Indian stock market.