Players union chief Alistair Nicholson will meet with Australia's top players in England this weekend, acknowledging their unity at a time when they could easily accept Cricket Australia's pay offer.
Jon Pierik Leading player agent Neil Maxwell says uncontracted Australians will be able to play anywhere they want on any sort of deal after June 30.
Jon Pierik The first on-field chip to fall in cricket's pay dispute could arise in seven weeks if the Australia A squad opts to boycott a tour of South Africa.
James Buckley Sarah Aley is the bolter in the Southern Stars squad that will tackle the women's World Cup later this year.
Greg Baum The good news is that Cricket Australia and the players' body, the Australian Cricketers' Association, are talking again. The bad news is that they're going round in circles.
Greg Baum The Australians won't strike, nor will be they be laid off. It's just that a certain amount of pay-deal posturing has to be worked through.
Anthony Colangelo Australian Cricketers' Association boss Alistair Nicholson says Cricket Australia has failed to adequately explain why the governing body doesn't want to pay players as it has since 1997.
Claire Siracusa, Jon Pierik Players take aim at CA 'aggression' in wage negotiations after explosive email sent by Cricket Australia.
Jon Pierik The AFL or NRL equivalent of Cricket Australia's offer would be having only superstars like Patrick Dangerfield or Cooper Cronk share in the spoils.
Chris Barrett The tension between Cricket Australia and players has reached new heights.
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