The Sydney Morning Herald – Tim Paine rockets up Cricket Australia’s pay charts
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As reported by Fairfax Media, selectors placed a heavy emphasis on white-ball cricket for the next contract period, which takes in the 2019 World Cup in England.

Summary

  • Tim Paine rockets up Cricket Australia’s pay chartsPhoto: AAPAs reported by Fairfax Media, selectors placed a heavy emphasis on white-ball cricket for the next contract period, which takes in the 2019 World Cup in England.
  • “This period is set to include a significant amount of limited-overs cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales,” chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns said.
  • The last time Smith or Warner were not on a CA contract list was in 2009 when Ricky Ponting was captain.
  • There were seven changes in total from last season, headlined by the returns of Paine and Shaun Marsh, while five players – Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye, all-rounder Marcus Stoinis and wicket-keeper Alex Carey – are on the list for the first time.
  • CONTRACT LISTTim Paine (c), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Matt Renshaw, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye.


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