Cash crisis threatens proposed SA Test
Salaries outstading since November last year ... CRICKET South Africa has proposed a Test with and Zimbabwe to be played before they host Australia for a Test and Twenty20 series that begins on February 12, ESPNcricinfo has learned. Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is unlikely to be able to commit to the fixture because of their impasse with their players.
A second source from Zimbabwe said even though some players "welcomed the opportunity", others are wary of visiting South Africa given the team's long break from competitive cricket. Zimbabwe's last outing was almost four months ago, against Pakistan in September.
Since then, a tour by Sri Lanka was cancelled for financial reasons and although the domestic four and one-day competitions kicked off, they were stalled after one round of the former and three matches of the latter. The players went on strike in mid-December over non-payment.
They also refused to restart the fixtures in January, insisting they will stick to the "no pay, no cricket" policy.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Newzimbabwe.comSimilar Stories