SA’s cricketers are running out of patience with the sport’s administrators. And they hold the balance of power in a game that cannot exist without them. The South African Cricketers’ Association’s (Saca’s) memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cricket SA expires at the end of April and Cricket SA has‚ says Saca‚ been stalling on negotiating a new agreement. Should April 30 come and go without finality on the document that is the cornerstone of how the board deals with the players‚ the latter would be free to pursue their interests in cricket outside SA and could be lost to the game in this country. Cricket SA on Wednesday said it had "outlined plans to conclude a new MOU with Saca as a matter of urgency". Plan A seems to be to beg Saca to mark more time than it already has in a process that has dragged on for three months. New agreement "In the event of negotiations concerning the new MOU not being completed by April 30, Cricket SA has indicated its willingness to extend existing ...

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