Zimbabwe players agree to play Tests vs Pakistan

Reports say striking players have reached an agreement with Zimbabwe Cricket on their wages being settled before the first Test starts in Harare on Tuesday.

Updated: September 02, 2013 19:46 IST
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The Test series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan will go ahead as planned. The Zimbabweans, upset with their late payments, have given Zimbabwe Cricket until Monday to transfer their wages into their bank accounts.

According to ESPNCricinfo, the uncertainty over the Test series starting Tuesday is now over. It is learnt that only Sean Williams has declined to play till paid. Most Zimbabweans trained on Monday ahead of the first of the two Tests at Harare Sports Club. (Also read: Zimbabwe set to return to ICC Test Team rankings)

Earlier, the players had also said that they would not take part in the T20s or the third ODI, but they reached an agreement with ZC at the 11th hour.

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