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|Sri Lanka Cricket crisis over|
Sri Lanka CricketChairman of the Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee Sanath Jayasooriya & national cricketer`s meeting has held at 6.30 pm today at SLC headquarters to resolve contract issues and following the discussion all national players have agreed to sign the annual contract, local news source stated.
About 60 national players have refused to sign the SLC's annual contract for this year demanding the SLC to pay them 25% of the board's earnings from ICC events.
The SLC has been paying the players the 25% fee since 2003 but this year the cash-strapped SLC has dropped that from the annual contract saying that Sri Lanka's national players are well-paid and with the new contract 67% of the board's income will be used to pay players.
The selection panel headed by Jayasuriya to pick pick a full strength squad for the first Test against Bangladesh starting March 8.