Bermuda January 24, 2006

More unrest in Bermuda

It's often said that money cannot buy happiness, and that seems to be the case in Bermuda, where the millions of dollars that have poured in since they qualified for the World Cup have produced more than their fair share of stories of unease in the

It's often said that money cannot buy happiness, and that seems to be the case in Bermuda, where the millions of dollars that have poured in since they qualified for the World Cup have produced more than their fair share of stories of unease in the camp.

The latest one broadcast on local TV is that the players are about to strike over contracts and fees ... and all before they have even gone semi professional! Clay Smith, the captain, was quick to speak out:

We have a players' committee which is responsible for relaying any concerns the players have to the board. They have met with the board at least twice in the last month and there are absolutely no problems whatsoever.

And that follows on from a report that Dale Butler, the sports minister, has been asked to investigate unconstitutional goings on at the board's AGM.

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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