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‘It would be wrong that the players stay on a similar pay’ – Stuart Broad on potential pay cuts amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Broad said that England are fortunate to play the game within the grave international situation and are able to contribute in no matter means doable.

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Stuart Broad. (Picture by Martin Rickett/PA Photographs by way of Getty Photographs)

England quick bowler Stuart Broad reckons that it could be unfair if the gamers keep on the identical pay at a time when the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is present process a monetary disaster. Again in July, England turned the primary nation to renew worldwide cricket, internet hosting Eire, West Indies and Pakistan for full-fledged Checks, ODIs and T20I collection.

Regardless of cricket being performed, the ECB estimated an preliminary lack of 100 million kilos (USD 127 million) as a result of restrictions imposed, maintaining in thoughts the COVID-19 pandemic. The worth of contracts has additionally been diminished because the gamers get ready for pay cuts.

“I believe 100 per cent there’ll be pay cuts. The gamers are very conscious of the state of affairs. With the ECB having to probably lose 60-odd employees, it could be mistaken that the gamers keep on an identical pay. I’ve not heard any official type of numbers,” Broad was quoted as saying by Sky Sports activities.

On the finish of the day we’re simply fortunate, says Stuart Broad

“The gamers are very open to that type of factor. I don’t assume you’ll be getting any gamers complaining about taking extra pay cuts as a result of it’s type of in step with the world, isn’t it?

Broad said that England are fortunate to play the game within the grave international situation and are able to contribute in no matter means doable.

“It will be a very common feeling to have that we weren’t making sacrifices like the remainder of the world. So, I don’t assume you’ll get too many individuals complaining of no matter comes our means.

“On the finish of the day we’re simply fortunate and lucky that we bought some cricket on this summer season to get the ECB able that it could possibly maintain supporting the entire of cricket sooner or later,” he added.

Other than cricket on the highest stage, home cricket additionally resumed within the nation. Essex gained the Bob Willis Trophy after drawing their last in opposition to Somerset on the iconic Lord’s Cricket Floor in London. The T20 Blast additionally resumed, however the inaugural version of The Hundred needed to be postponed till 2021. Just a few of the English gamers at the moment are busy taking part in within the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).

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