Mar
19

Agent Blasts His Own Client, Split Imminent

Usman Khawaja may soon be looking for a new agent. Credit: Action Images / Jason O'Brien
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It appears Elvis Dumervil wasn’t the only athlete unhappy with his manager of late. Last week Usman Khawaja was one of four Australian cricket players suspended for the following test match against India. It was later discovered that they failed to submit a team assignment on time. The news made headlines in Australia, as the…
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Aug
06

Spotlight On: Representing A Cricketer

Ryan Harris

Representing a cricketer is like representing no other athlete in the world. Whilst agents managing clients in Football, Hockey or Basketball only need to deal with one league at a time, the ever evolving cricket landscape means it’s conceivable for a cricketer to be employed in a number of countries. In fact, a cricketer may…
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Feb
04

IPL V2.0

It’s that time of year again where Indian Premier League (IPL) teams offer astronomical amounts of money to cricketers for a couple of months work. Last year MS Dhoni topped the list, being paid US$1.5 million by the Chennai Super Kings. That figure is set to be broken this year as the next round of…
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Feb
21

The Wash Up: IPL Special Edition

Ok, so I’ve been mentioning a little bit lately abut the Indian Premier League and now after the player auction, I’ll piece everything together from scratch. The Indian Premier League is a new 20/20 Cricket League which will be held in India in April this year. The tournament will run for just over a month…
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Jan
02

Sponsorship – A Necessary Evil?

The purpose of this article is to identify some of the positives and negatives that can arise from sponsorship in sport, and invite your own views of this sometimes contentious topic. Sponsors purchase the right to align their product(s) with sport through a variety of mediums such as events, venues, teams and individual sportsmen and…
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Dec
17

An Offer Refused

Here at I Want to be a Sports Agent, we try and provide you with key issues that impact the industry. Whether it be current or future agents, this issue will no doubt pop up sometime. Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has recently signed with new representation, leaving Percept Management. However, under his previous management contract,…
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Sep
02

A League of their Own

Apparently history does repeat itself. In the 1970′s, a rebel Cricket League by the name of World Series Cricket (WSC) was introduced and players defected from their national bodies to play in a lucrative one day series. Now, a rebel league is being created that is drawing parallels to the WSC. The Indian Cricket League…
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