Daily Mail UK – Cricket Australia is bullish a Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe will take place, with officials having received assurances on several fronts during a pre-tour visit.

Summary

  • Cricket Australia is bullish a Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe will take place, with officials having received assurances on several fronts during a pre-tour visit.
  • Australia’s T20 side face England in a one-off game after the current ODI series, then are due to take on Zimbabwe and Pakistan from July 1-8 in Harare.
  • A standoff between players and Zimbabwe Cricket over unpaid match fees and salaries has cast doubt over the T20 series.
  • Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer was offered $US30,000 ($A39,615) last year by corrupt official Rajan Nayer to fix a Test series against the West Indies.
  • The new radio rights are expected to cover the next six years, as was the case with the $1.2 billion deal that CA signed with the Seven Network and Fox Sports.


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