Muttiah Muralitharan lashes out at senior gamers over SLC contracts dispute


A number of of the Sri Lanka cricketers have refused to signal the contract with the board due to a pay dispute.

Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Legendary spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan has slammed 4 senior gamers of the nationwide cricket crew for the problems with the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) over the central contracts. Lots of the nationwide crew gamers, which incorporates former skipper Angelo Mathews and Kusal Perera, have been in a tussle with the SLC over central contracts which the board supplied. 

A number of of the Sri Lanka cricketers have refused to signal the contract with the board due to a pay dispute. Nevertheless, regardless of these points, the gamers agreed to signal a tour contract for the latest ODI and T20I sequence in England. Kusal Perera led the crew on that tour. The difficulty as a result of which the Sri Lankan gamers didn’t conform to signal the central contract has been hinted at across the transparency points. 

We are able to go together with tour contracts: Muttiah Muralitharan

Muralitharan has stated that it was primarily the senior gamers who objected as a result of the brand new pointers meant lesser pay for the senior gamers. There was a brand new system launched by the board and it was a performance-based system. “This yr we expect they don’t want a central contract, we will go together with tour contracts,” Murali advised Hiru TV.

The cricketers have as soon as once more agreed to signal a tour contract for the sequence towards India, which is able to begin from July 18. The 49-year-old, who holds the document for essentially the most variety of wickets in Check cricket, stated that senior gamers may need performed a task within the younger gamers not signing the contract. 

Now that the gamers didn’t take it when it was supplied by the board, Muralitharan stated that they won’t get central contracts. There are few gamers who will not be a part of the white-ball crew and are struggling because the board determined to withdraw the provide for annual contracts. The difficulty was resolved barely when the gamers agreed to signal simply tour contracts that had been supplied. 

In truth, some gamers agreed to signal the central annual contract as properly however the board didn’t provide them. This complete transfer has put the Check cricketers at a loss because the gamers will not be getting paid on a month-to-month foundation now. There are not any Check excursions until November, which leaves the gamers of the longest format with no contract.