"But we are focusing to look at our own strength rather than thinking about our opponents", said the former skipper, who recently had his contract extended by the BCB for another year after completing his tenure that ran till June 2017.
Australia was scheduled to play two Tests in Bangladesh in late 2015 but the tour was cancelled after a wave of attacks by Islamist extremists in the Muslim-majority nation.
There were concerns about the England tour due to begin in October, but they have been allayed after Cricket Australia (CA) thrashed out a compromise deal with the Australian Cricketers' Association, which represents the players, over the distribution of revenue.
"The deal brings to an end a bitter standoff and months of bickering over how money in the game is distributed".
"Neither side has got everything we wanted out of these negotiations but they shouldn't be approached with a victor takes all mindset".
"Both parties acknowledge and regret that".
"Relationships with the game have been tested and I know that has been a bit of a turnoff for fans", Sutherland said.
Fears are growing that England's winter Ashes tour could be in danger after a pay dispute has left Australia's biggest stars now unemployed following the expiry of their contracts with the sport's governing body.
Players will receive about 30 per cent of revenue from agreed sources, including forecast revenue streams in a modified revenue-sharing model.Читайте также: Iran claims successful rocket test
More than 200 cricketers in Australia were unemployed at one point in time.
Following this, Bangladesh will have a specific training session in a bid to prepare for their fixtures against Australia.
With 230 cricketers in Australia effectively unemployed, there had been speculation that the Ashes, which starts in Brisbane on November 23, were under threat.
"It's our job as administrators to support the Australian players, and those in state associations as well, to give their best effort on the field and hopefully for Australian cricket teams to win". Australia won the two-Test series 0-2.
Vice-captain David Warner was delighted about the outcome of the protracted negotiations.
CA wanted to scrap the salary model that had governed players' salaries since the first MoU was brokered 20 years ago but players insisted it remained - it does.
The most divisive issue in the dispute involved revenue sharing. They have made history and created a legacy for generations of players to come.
Now that a mutual agreement has been signed, the upcoming tours will fall in place. "We will conduct a player vote in the next 24 hours to follow past precedent, but we expect that to come back positive", he added.
"It has dragged on for months and will be a test case for other boards around the world. They led the players in this process and prevailed".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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