England’s sports fans are known as some of the world’s most committed travelers. Whether it’s the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand or even just Ricky Hatton in a boxing fixture in Las Vegas, you can guarantee that they will be there in large numbers. So with an Ashes series in Australia on the horizon, the time has come for England’s hordes of cricket fans to make the decision on weather or not to cash in for a summer of the beach, beer, batsmen and banter. The cost of doing so is no less than a small fortune for some, a financial commitment to the game that should be applauded. And yet Cricket Australia is again treating traveling fans with contempt. Let’s start with the first issue, Australia is a bloody expensive place to visit. After a flight between $1600-$2000, things like food, accommodation, beer (big essential) and other day to day costs are significantly more expensive in Australia compared to other popular destinations thanks to a high dollar value and other factors. While traveling fans are happy enough to take on this burden, what they are not impressed with is Cricket Australia… Read full this story
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