Australia's international cricketers have been given a pay rise by the Australian Cricket Board, with fees going up to pounds 3,250 from pounds 2,500 for Test matches and pounds 1,500 from pounds 1,000 for one-day games.
BENSON AND HEDGES CUP First-round draw: Group A: Derbyshire, Durham, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Minor Counties, Warwickshire. Group B: Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Scotland, Worcestershire, Yorkshire. Group C: British Universities, Essex, Glamorgan, Kent, Middlesex, Somerset. Group D: Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Ireland, Surrey, Sussex.Reuse content