Finally the wait is over and resulted in a happy news for the Australian cricket fans as the pay dispute between the board and the players comes to an end as they came to a mutual agreement after the meeting held in Melbourne on Thursday morning.
The agreement was signed between Cricket Australia(CA) chief James Sutherland and players’ union chief Alistair Nicholson. According to the reports the details of the agreement and the new MoU will be revealed in a press conference later on Thursday.
Steve Smith, the Australian skipper told in an interview on Tuesday that he was confident of a deal being brokered, but confirmed players would not travel to Bangladesh for a 2-test tourstaring this month until the dispute was resolved.
With the away tours lurking on the sidelines CA chief Sutherland speeded up the discussions over the last few days and came out with a mutual agreement about the payments of players and funding of grassroots cricket.
Earlier this year, 230 Australian cricketers went jobless after the previous MoU came to an end on June 30, Which also led to the withdrahal of Australia’s participation in an A-tour of South Africa.
As a result of this deal, the upcoming tours of Bangladesh, India, and the Ashes series which is to be played at home willl go ahead as planned.