Cricket

Bracken sues CA over wages

2011-10-13 08:31

Sydney - Former Test paceman Nathan Bracken has taken Cricket Australia to court seeking compensation for lost earnings and expenses after he was forced to retire this year due to a chronic knee injury.

Bracken, who retired in January after missing the entire 2010 season due to injury, is seeking compensation for lost wages, medical expenses and damages from CA in the Supreme Court, according to a report in The Daily Telegraph.

Thursday's report said Bracken is seeking about $1 million, saying CA was negligent in allowing him to play with his knee injury.

After a brief court appearance on Wednesday, Bracken's lawyer Richard O'Keefe asked the case be adjourned because CA had not complied with previous court orders to provide "medical records relating to the plaintiff," the report said. Bracken was not present on Wednesday.

CA was given more time to produce the documents and the case is scheduled to reappear in court on November 30.

Bracken, 34, played five Tests between 2003 and 2005, taking 12 wickets at an average of 42.08. He played 116 one-dayers from 2001 to 2009, claiming 174 wickets at 24.36.

CA dropped Bracken from its list of centrally contracted players in April, 2010, before the bowler eventually announced his retirement from cricket this year.

Read more on:    nathan bracken
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
3 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • SS3
    Fri, 01 Aug 2014 @04:00
  • SS4
    Fri, 01 Aug 2014 @05:00
  • SS5
    Fri, 01 Aug 2014 @05:59
  • SS7
    Fri, 01 Aug 2014 @06:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Featured Blog

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
Vote

Which cricketer is currently of most value to the Proteas' Test team?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

TV schedule Plan your couch time with our searchable sport TV guide

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.