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Adam Gilchrist reacts to David Warner’s request to play in UAE, Big Bash League, Cricket Australia, latest, updates

Australian cricket legend Adam Gilchrist believes it would be “commercial suicide” for Cricket Australia to allow any of its contracted stars to play in overseas T20 tournaments instead of the BBL when both are on at the same time.

Gilchrist’s statement came after a report in The Australianemerged claiming that David Warner asked for permission to participate in the first season of the United Arab Emirates T20 League, to be known as the ILT20.

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Earlier in July, South Africa pulled out of a three-match ODI series against Australia in January 2023, allowing several of Aussie international stars to play in the second half of the BBL.

But Warner reportedly wants to play elsewhere and Gilchrist feels it could have a serious knock-on effect.

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