Zim cricketers on strike again
Harare - Zimbabwe national team cricketers has boycotted a local twenty-over
tournament on Monday over unpaid wages and bonuses, a players'
"The situation is not healthy -- everyone is
sad. As I speak no games are being played. We checked our (bank)
accounts and there was nothing," Eliah Zvimba told AFP.
"Morale is very low in the team. You are talking (about) hungry and angry people."
players went on strike two months ago over unpaid wages and bonuses
dating back to last September and staged a sit-in Monday at Harare
Sports Club, where a domestic tournament was set to take place.
Zvimba said they will resume playing only when they are paid outstanding wages.
said although the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU) has shown "commitment to
paying them, the players can play only after they have been paid".
Brendan Taylor, the national team captain, refused to comment.