NZC, the NZCPA and the six Major Associations are pleased to announce the completion of a new Master Agreement governing the professional men’s game, from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2022.
The new agreement is based on a return to a fixed-revenue share model, through which the players will receive 26.5% of revenue generated from professional cricket. Over the four year term, this is forecast to be $65.3m, an increase of approximately 16% on the past four years of the previous agreement.
Sanctioning of Events & Player Release
In light of recent developments cricket is in need of a regulatory framework which recognises all elements of the global game and which will be effective now and in the future. In establishing this framework,
Code of Conduct
FICA supports holistic measures to protect the spirit and integrity of the game.
The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) responds to yesterday’s release of the men’s Future Tours Programme 2018 – 2023 (FTP).
“It is a positive that this FTP is structured to fit with the introduction of a nine team World Test Championship and a 13 team ODI League,” said FICA’s Executive Chairman, Tony Irish. “It is hoped that the World Test Championship and the ODI League will introduce much needed context into international cricket.”
“We think that the scheduling of the ODI League represents a significant step forward because it reflects that the global competition can only consist of three matches per series, which makes it simple for fans to follow and cuts out meaningless ODI matches. We continue however to urge the ICC to develop a clear pathway for smaller and associate countries to participate in this League.”
The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) today released its Men’s Professional Cricket Global Employment Report 2017.
The Employment Report, covering the 2016/17 report period, is based on analysis of significant statistical data research, including quantitative and qualitative surveying of more than 300 current professional and international players from all nine FICA member countries.
The Employment Report is the first of its kind in cricket and follows FICA’s International Cricket Structural Review from 2016. The Employment Report focuses on the shifting employment landscape for players globally, as a key cause for, and effect of, change in the game, and also analyses player employment at individual country by country level across major cricketing countries and those with players’ associations.
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The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) welcomed two new member players’ associations at its Annual Meetings held at Lord’s and the Oval in London between 25 - 27 September. The meetings covered a wide range of issues that globally impact cricketers, both male and female, and the game around the world. The meeting was attended by FICA President, Vikram Solanki, its Board and various guests
FICA congratulates Ireland and Afghanistan on ICC full membership and urges the game to prioritise structural and competition format changes
The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) today congratulated Ireland and Afghanistan on achieving full membership of the ICC and Mr Imran Khawaja on election as deputy chairman of the ICC Board, and responded to other reported outcomes of last week’s ICC meetings in London
The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) today made comment following a FICA Executive meeting at the Oval in London that focused on the rapidly changing global cricket and player career landscapes