Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)
Drowned by the noise of the IPL, a tussle over player payments is playing out in Indian cricket. Recently, annual contracts for players were doubled but reportedly the team is not happy. Support staff salaries were raised by 50 per cent but reportedly they too are unhappy.
The arising chatter is over what is justified, how much is good enough and whether what is being paid is ‘peanuts’.
There are no clear answers, opinion is divided and the match situation, so to speak, is as follows. In one corner, the players