Australia A cricketers boycott South Africa tour over pay dispute

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Australia A’s tour of South Africa will not go ahead, with the players opting out on Thursday as a result of their unresolved pay dispute with Cricket Australia (CA).

Clouds have hovered over the tour for months while CA and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) remained at loggerheads over a future funding model. With no breakthrough achieved, the selected players finally moved to boycott the tour on Thursday, two days before they were scheduled to fly out to South Africa.

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