Cricket Australia set to impose six-month bans on players that participate in ‘disapproved cricket’

“Players who participate in disapproved cricket (e.g. exhibition matches) are not permitted to participate in ICC approved cricket for a minimum of six months thereafter”

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Cricket Australia has issued a warning to the players, saying that they could be hit with a six-month ban if they opt to take part in any matches or tournaments without the board’s approval.

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Cowan: Australia’s tour of Bangladesh in doubt due to pay dispute

“My gut feeling is probably hit and miss for security reasons (and) MoU reasons”

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Former Australia opener Ed Cowan has said that the ongoing pay dispute between the players and Cricket Australia could have huge ramifications if a deal is not struck by the June 30 deadline.

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Harmison: I had suicidal thoughts during my England career

“I can’t say there haven’t been some dark times where I thought it would be easier if I wasn’t here”

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Former England pace bowler Stephen Harmison has revealed that he battled severe depression during his international career and even thought about committing suicide prior to the national team’s tour of South Africa in 2004.

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Batter up! Root turns to baseball coaching ahead of England’s busy summer

“I just want to keep developing every side of my game and not stand still”

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England batsman Joe Root has established himself as one of the most gifted and feared batsmen in world cricket today, but why is the 26-year-old turning to baseball ahead of the busy summer ahead?

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