As soon as the 1 billion dollar deal was inked we had Gyngell spruiking on about how they just bought the game and can do what they want with it. Seemingly lost on the actual situation that they had in fact just bought the rights to broadcast the game didn't change a thing. Additionally these geniuses went broke a few weeks later and had to sell to their creditors to remain afloat. Now, fresh from regaining the cricket rights, Ch 9 executives want to have a say in the selections of the Aussie cricket team!! These guys are seriously f.u.b.a.r. Channel Nine says $450m deal gives it a voice at selection table NINE Network executives claim they will have an input in Australian cricket team selection policies and scheduling under the company's new $450 million broadcast deal. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/channel-nine-says-450m-deal-gives-it-a-voice-at-selection-table/story-e6frg7rx-1226666530274 edit: CA says that this wont happen and I understand as a spectator wanting to see the biggest and best players, but our trophy cabinet is bare and our fast bowlers drop like flies. The important thing is...ch nein blows!