Sri Lanka Cricket and cricketers reach temporary truce, salvage England tour

The Sri Lankan cricketers have agreed to compete in opposition to England on a tour-specific contract however wouldn’t signal the annual contracts except governing physique SLC explains the analysis course of.

Sri Lanka are scheduled to tour England for 3 Twenty20s and as many ODIs between June 18 and July 4.

Following a stormy spherical of talks, the gamers had been instructed by the administration that they’d both name off the England tour or ship a 3rd string aspect.

The gamers instructed the administration they’d signal a tour-specific contract however want extra time to signal the annual contracts.

The gamers had defied a June 3 deadline to signal the contracts, citing lack of transparency within the course of.

Whereas defying the deadline the gamers mentioned they had been keen to play for the nation even when the administration determined to not pay salaries as a result of their refusing to enter contracts.

On the top of the dispute and negotiations final month, the gamers mentioned remuneration proposed to gamers had been greater than 3-fold decrease than funds made to gamers of different counties.

The SLC had by then introduced that 24 of the main gamers had been supplied contracts below 4 classes and that they had been given a deadline till 3 June to signal them.

Within the classes launched solely six gamers featured within the class A and their annual pay ranges between 70,000 to 100,000 US {dollars}.

The batsman, Dhananjaya de Silva attracts highest – 100,000 with the remainder of them had been to obtain 70-80,000 US {dollars}.

The gamers then took exception to the choice by the SLC to make public particular cost particulars of gamers saying the disclosures quantity to a grave safety concern to every and each participant.

They claimed that the SLC resolution to make public pay particulars of gamers had affected their self-confidence and peace of thoughts.

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