PAUL MARSH

  • FICA disappointed with Srinivasan elevation June 27, 2014

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) on Friday said it was disappointed with N Srinivasan's appointment to the post of ICC Chairman even as New Zealand Cricket Director Martin Snedden backed the controversial Indian administrator's elevation to the top job. FICA's outgoing President Paul Marsh said the world body...
  • Cricket Australia congratulates Paul Marsh June 10, 2014

    Cricket Australia on Tuesday offered its congratulations to Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) CEO Paul Marsh on his appointment as CEO of the AFL Players' Association (AFLPA). CA CEO James Sutherland said: "Paul has made a significant contribution to Australian cricket for more than a decade and on behalf of Cricket Australia,...
  • It's critical to have independent anticorruption unit: FICA May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) chief Paul Marsh on Friday said it is important to have an independent integrity unit in place to oversee cricket because corruption is not limited to the actions of players on the field. In the wake of the development that ICC's ACSU will...
  • FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations wants the under-fire N Srinivasan to stand aside from all ICC functions after being forced out as BCCI President owing to the IPL betting scandal. Srinivasan has been forced to step aside following the Supreme Court's direction that former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Shivlal...
  • International players' chief slams ICC reforms January 22, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket's most powerful players representative says planned reforms of world cricket will widen the gap between the sport's bigthree and smaller nations, undermining the competitiveness of the international game. Paul Marsh, head of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations which combines the player associations of seven of the International Cricket...
  • Cricketers feel depressed after retirement: survey December 23, 2013

    Sydney: A survey of retired Australian players has found that a quarter of them experienced depression and feelings of helplessness after quitting professional cricket. The Australian Cricketers' Association, which conducted the survey, contacted every player who had retired or been forced out of cricket at international or state level since 2005. It...
  • ICC disappointed at FICA's confrontational approach June 28, 2013

    The International Cricket Council has expressed "anger and disappointment" at FICA Executive Chairman Paul Marsh's allegations that no action had been taken for "six weeks" by the ICC on the issue of vote of player representatives. The ICC stated that senior executives and leading board members of cricket's governing body...
  • The way cricket is run, needs to change: Tim May June 9, 2013

    London: A reproachful Tim May says the financial model, on which cricket is run globally by mighty India, has to end if the game is to be saved from a running into a serious crisis. May was recently replaced controversially in the ICC Cricket Committee amid allegations that India forced...
  • Paul Marsh replaces Tim May as FICA Executive Chief June 6, 2013

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Thursday unveiled a new leadership structure after the resignation of its longserving CEO Tim May by making Paul Marsh the Executive Chairman of the body. FICA President Jimmy Adams said Marsh was elected as Executive Chairman by Chief Executives of the individual...
  • PCB plays down ACA concern over late night ODIs July 8, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has played down concerns expressed by the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) over playing late night ODIs in the UAE next month. Some former Pakistani players also criticised the ACA for its rigid stand on the PakistanAustralia series, scheduled to be held from August 28 to...
  • Aus wary of UAE heat in proposed Pak series June 21, 2012

    Melbourne: Heat could play spoilsport in the proposed PakistanAustralia limitedovers series in the UAE as the cricketers from Down Under have "significant concerns" about playing there in searing temperatures of August. Pakistan Cricket Board's director for international operations Intikhab Alam has said three ODIs and three Twenty20s are being planned in...
  • Australian cricketers' strike prospects fade June 15, 2012

    Melbourne: The prospect of Australia's cricketers going on strike in England have eased after negotiations between the players and Cricket Australia (CA) over their ongoing pay dispute seemed to be going in the right direction. After a meeting with the CA officials, Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) boss Paul Marsh said...
  • Strike last resort for us, says ACA chief June 4, 2012

    Sydney: Australia's top cricketers have refused to rule out strike action if a June 30 deadline passes without a new pay agreement with the country's cricket board, the players' union said on Monday. Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) chief Paul Marsh said his organisation and Cricket Australia (CA) had hit a...
  • Strike last option for Australian cricketers June 4, 2012

    Sydney: Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement forward if a deal is not finalised by the end of the month. ACA and Cricket Australia have failed to resolve the issue of...
  • No strike by Aus players despite pay dispute June 3, 2012

    Melbourne: The continuing stalemate over a pay dispute notwithstanding, Australian cricketers have no plans of going on strike. Amid speculation that they might boycott the tour of England scheduled to be held from June 29July 10 or the World Twenty20 at Sri Lanka in SeptemberOctober, a senior Australian cricketer has...
  • CA to reduce number of central contracts February 24, 2012

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to cut down the number of central contracts handed out to players as a part of its new Memorandum of Understanding with the players' association. Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland said on Friday that the new contract system will be performancebased and players will be...