Pay disputes aren’t new but are they reasonable?   

Sri Lanka cricketers

Pay disputes go back to the times of Bandula Warnapura, our first Test captain. But he was an absolute beauty. He is more of a working-class hero. There was a bit of Ian Chappell in him. He fought for his players. Not for seniority payment or anything.

Sri Lanka Cricket at times have cut down pay for players significantly just to rein them in. There have been Sri Lankan teams in the past that have refused to sign contracts, but gone on tour, won the championship and then demanded the pound of flesh, which in a way is fair enough.

So if Kusal Perera’s side beats England, the world’s number one ranked team, in the upcoming series, the cricket-loving public will not mind even if the players are paid triple the bonus they have been promised…

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  1. Dickwella never played ODI for last two years ?
    Are u mad please check ur facts..

    Also kasun Rajitha “since last contract” he has played only 3 .

    U just tell he has played only 2 games means like that all he played in lifetime

    Correct them please