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Old 17th July 2007, 16:19   #63
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Originally Posted by Archimandrite Herring View Post
Kolpacks are cheap generally, but I'm sure Divo won't be happy for a wage cut, as a proven player in county cricket. There are plenty of counties that would be willing to take him if Durham start to undervalue him.

(Incidentally he won't be a Kolpack, he'll be playing on an EU passport.)
The Aussie batsman has an Italian passport through his father, and if he becomes a European citizen he could play for Durham under the Kolpak rule. That, in turn, would leave Durham free to sign another overseas star.

Yes I think the article got that wrong. He would come under the Bosman ruling. Chanderpaul could be a Kolpak if he was from one of the WI islands that have an associate agreement with the EU.
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