The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Zimbabwe players have threatened to boycott the upcoming T20I tri-series against Pakistan and Australia from July 1 if their outstanding salaries and match fees were not cleared by June 25.

Summary

  • Zimbabwe players have threatened to boycott the upcoming T20I tri-series against Pakistan and Australia from July 1 if their outstanding salaries and match fees were not cleared by June 25.
  • A Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) spokesperson, however, appeared optimistic that a solution to this situation is nearly at hand.
  • “Due to a very difficult financial situation beyond its control, ZC has been unable to meet some of its obligations, including paying player and staff salaries in time,” the spokesperson said.
  • “However, because this is a matter of top priority, ZC has been working round the clock to address the challenge and, as promised to the players by our chairman, ZC expects to start processing payments this week,” he added.
  • “ZC made out as though some players were injured to save face.


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