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Cricket Australia, Queensland hit back at $137m Olympic plan for Gabba alternative

Summarize this content to 500 words Cricket’s governing bodies have come out strongly against a Queensland government proposal for sporting clubs to fund most of the redevelopment of the crucial Gabba replacement venue.The AFL, Brisbane Lions and Queensland Cricket have been told they will have to pay for construction of a new 20,000-seat stadium at the RNA Showgrounds for when the Gabba is unavailable due to redevelopment ahead of the Olympics.The day after Test star Usman Khawaja expressed fears Queensland Cricket would “go broke” due to the costs of the relocation, the state body and Cricket Australia released a joint statement saying they felt let down by a lack of consultation over the plan.The Queensland government announced this week it would commit $45m towards the project, with Gabba tenant organisations the Lions and Queesland Cricket, the Brisbane City Council and RNA asked to contribute the rest of…

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