But ESPNcricinfo understands that a potential deal to sign Warner for the ILT20 is almost certainly closed and Warner’s manager James Erskine has confirmed this Sydney Morning Herald They were in talks with CA and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) to get Warner to play in the BBL.
The final Test of the three-match series between Australia and South Africa will conclude in Sydney on January 8, 2023, with Australia’s next international commitment not due until mid-February when they tour India for a four-Test series. This means that other Test players including Warner, Steven Smith, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will be available to play franchise cricket during that period. CA expected everyone to play in the BBL, which runs from December 13 to February 4, while the ILT 20 is scheduled to run from January 6 to February 12.
It is stipulated in CA, Australian domestic and BBL contracts that players require “written approval” in the form of a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to play in foreign leagues, but it is understood that under Australian common trade. Logic can be restrained. The law requires a player to go down that path. That contract clause has barred players from making any decisive moves in the UAE this year, but ILT20 has given Warner the ability to bargain with CA and order a similarly sized and structured BBL contract that ” Platinum” overseas players will get this season. ,