By Jackson Barron For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 01:22 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 01:24 BST, 13 September 2020
Channel Seven has called to cancel the Big Bash competition after a dispute with Cricket Australia.
Seven West Media are trying to push CA to offload the summer league due to a decline in star athletes and huge losses in advertising revenue.
The broadcaster believes due to the coronavirus pandemic the league cannot produce the same level of product and are entitled to a reduction in their $82million contract.
Seven believe the competition will fade in quality with matches forced to play in hubs and reduced star power from an extended Test squad, The Age reported.
Channel Seven are pushing for Cricket Australia to cancel the Big Bash League. Pictured: the Sydney Sixers celebrate after winning BBL09 in February
Seven also claimed ratings and attendances were