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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How the new MOU works

Peace in our time. A new deal. All the 1930s cliches you like, but Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association have agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding for the next five years.

This infographic (sourced from the ACA website) explains the main issues of how it will work.

 

Two billion rupees

News just in via the Press Trust of India following the BCCI’s Working Committee meeting in New Delhi on Monday.

The BCCI’s draft annual report and audited accounts for 2004-05 were presented. If they have been made public I’d love to see a copy, but PTI reports that the Board will distribute Rs.52 crore (that’s 520 million rupees to the uninitiated) to its cricketers. Continue reading “Two billion rupees”