Sure he probably gets the odd island, but it’s pretty ordinary pay.
New Zealand & West Indian cricketers wouldn’t be on much more.
Fringe players from any country would be lucky to see this kind of money in general.
So when some coked up billionaires ask you to come to India for a few weeks to play in a tournament, you don’t worry if it’s a ICC accredited tournament, you take the money and run.
You have wifes, girlfriends, boy friends, kids, dogs, and nasty drug habits to support.
Alimony, palimony, hush money, travel expensive, greedy family members and rent boys all cost money.
What does Lalit Modi expect people to do, continue the good fight while their family eats stale bread.
When you are rich, you can make the odd decision that puts your morals above your bank account.
Most professional cricketers are not rich.
Modi is inconveniencing professionals from making some money, while he sells cigarettes for a living.
Yet Modi makes out that the ICL players, and the competition itself, is evil.
Isn’t the IPL already kicking the ass of the ICL.
The IPL has all the best players, the ICL has Russel Arnold.
Leave the players alone Modi, burn the ICL down if you want to, I couldn’t give a possums scrotum, but the players are just doing their job.
Like you are when you sell people a product that is addictive and linked to several fatal diseases.
The graph was sourced from here.
See how i avoided Sehwag’s failure and Mendis’ continued mystery.