Agence France-PresseApril 2, 2013 23:45
Cricket Australia unveiled Wednesday a list of 20 contracted players for the new season amid reports that star bowler Mitchell Starc is celebrating a million dollar pay-day.
With the retirements of former skipper Ricky Ponting and stalwart Mike Hussey, funds were freed up for a changing of the guard in the lucrative 2013-14 roster.
Sydney's Daily Telegraph said Starc was the big winner when the National Selection Panel (NSP) made its pick.
The 23-year-old left-armer broke onto the scale last season with a base deal reportedly worth Aus$230,000 (US$240,000) a year.