Town - Zimbabwe
Cricket (ZC) will let go of "almost all" of its
staff members when their contracts expire at the end of August.
According to Cricinfo, the
organisation is getting the ball rolling on a radical financial restructuring
in an effort to return some form of economic stability to the sport.
"These are tough times and
tough decisions are required to preserve cricket in Zimbabwe," the website
quoted ZC as saying in a statement.
ZC is in serious debt, but they
have been given the backing of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in
getting back on the right track.
The ICC took the decision in June
this year to make funds available to ZC as and when required instead of
providing the two annual handouts that the rest of the cricketing nations
As a result of that financial
backing, ZC were able to pay a number of their players - Brendan Taylor
included - who had gone without pay for 5 months.
The article adds that the
Zimbabwean domestic season is expected to get underway in November as was
Zimbabwe are next in action when
they take on South Africa in 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is, which get underway on