Big names in cricket like former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, Australia's George Bailey, West Indies Chris Gayle, and numerous others are taking the attention of the crowds on the current Global T20 Canada.
However, the things that happened yesterday were something unusual for any event. The game between Yuvraj Singh's Toronto Nationals and George Bailey's Montreal Tigers was postponed by two hours. No, it wasn't due to downpours, nor was it excessively hot. Or maybe, the game was deferred in light of the fact that the players were protesting over unpaid wages.
Better believe it, folks, money matters a lot. It was accounted for by ESPNcricinfo that the players would not board the bus from their lodging to the ground, over unpaid wages.
An official statement from the organizers uncovered, "The game between Montreal Tigers and Toronto Nationals on Wednesday was postponed because of procedural issues between the players, the GT20 league and the franchise owners. The stakeholders had a meeting and addressed the worries."
ESPNcricinfo has additionally detailed that the issue doesn't restrain to just these two teams, yet to different teams in the alliance as well. The players have cautioned they won't take the field in the playoffs if their unpaid wages aren't paid.
The match between Toronto Nationals and Montreal Tigers did begin following two hours of deferral, and Yuvraj Singh drove Toronto Nationals won over Montreal Kings by 35. The Nationals posted 189 and later limited the Tigers to 154.