Lucrative BBL Contract To Warner Could Become A Headache For Cricket Australia: Gilchrist

The lucrative BBL deal with Warner may cause a problem for the Cricket Australia Gilchrist

Melbourne 10 August : Former Australia wicketkeeper-batter Adam Gilchrist believes batting stalwart David Warner possibly getting a Lucrative Contract from Cricket Australia (CA) for the Big Bash League (BBL) could be an “headache” for the governing body of the sport in Australia, considering that some of the most stalwarts may be feeling ignored by the move.
There are reports suggesting that Warner is close to sign a multi-million-dollar agreement with Sydney Thunder to play in the BBL this season.

 Lucrative Bbl Contract To Warner Could Become A Headache For Cricket Australia:

The article in The Sydney Morning Herald reported recently that Warner will be given an impressive Contract by CA similar to the one that was given to stars like Shane Warne, Mike Hussey and Shane Warne, Mike Hussey and Shane Watson and former England batter Kevin Pietersen in the initial years of BBL.

The report suggested that the deal could amount to an amount in the range of 340,000 AUD, similar to the amount that is offered to the top overseas players in the Big Bash draft, scheduled for later in the month.A small portion of Warner’s earnings will be covered by Sydney Thunder, while the majority will be paid by CA.

While Gilchrist is content with Warner’s return to BBL this summer, he has said that the credentials of legendary players like Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis should not be ignored , and they should be offered Lucrative contracts similar to those of Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis.

“He (Warner) could be going to play a couple of games (for Thunder) — that’s fantastic for our tournament and for our broadcast, for the viewers, for everybody,” Gilchrist said on the SEN’s Whateley.

“It causes headaches that is a real Headache and they (Cricket Australia) are conscious of it, especially for players such as (Glenn) Maxwell and (Marcus) Stoinis and Co.have been the absolute the stalwarts of the Big Bash, having managed to let it begin to rise and keep it going in the past few years.

“Will they be receiving more? Do they have a war chest there that they could replenish and then what are you going to do with each applicant, if you’re a fan, of the Australian talent who is looking for more cash?

“But it’s a positive move,” added Gilchrist.

One of the BBL’s top players Chris Lynn looks set to play in the UAE T20 League after reportedly being offered $70,000 for the tournament at the beginning of next year.Lynn is not a member of a BBL club following his split with the Brisbane Heat.

Gilchrist believes CA should grant permission to Lynn to play in the UAE If he is not granted an Australian contract.

“I haven’t figured out why Chris Lynn can be denied the chance to take part in the UAE.Perhaps If he decides to sign with an Big Bash team, maybe because the player is an Australian under an Australian contracting system, they could refuse to allow the possibility.However, I’m not sure how they could put control over him even if he does not play in the Big Bash but goes over to the UAE.

“He’s not signed up in any way, shape or manner in Australian Cricket at the moment , I am being told I’m not certain what they are able to do to gain any influence over him.”