Mitchell Starc's agent has denied claims from Yorkshire that he was at fault for the visa problems that forced the Australia fast bowler to be deported.
The left-armer was advised by the UK Border Agency on Tuesday that he had to return home to rectify paperwork on his visa, just days after arriving in England to begin a five-week stint at the White Rose county.
Yorkshire chairman Colin Graves blamed Starc's agent, Andrew Fraser, for the "fiasco" - comments Fraser has denied with the backing of Cricket Australia.
In a further twist, Fraser revealed Starc may now not even return to Australia, with the 22-year-old reportedly stranded in Kuala Lumpur, while a decision is made on whether he can immediately return to England.
"We have followed the correct procedure and it's just unfortunate it couldn't be worked out at their end," Fraser told Sportal.
"It's ludicrous that it has come to this. Common sense should have prevailed.
"I don't want to discredit anyone, it's just an honest administrative blunder, but it's embarrassing for British authorities.
"I am working the phones now trying to sort it out. Hopefully we can turn him around at KL and get him back to England."
It is reported that Starc, who has played four Tests for Australia, had needed to apply for a tier-five working permit but the wrong paperwork was submitted.
Yorkshire chairman Graves had told The Guardian: "This to me just shows that you get good agents and bad agents, and this agent hasn't done a proper job.
"We've got everything right, and Cricket Australia will look at it and say he's got what's required, and after that it's down to the agent."
Starc had initially been detained for four hours at Heathrow when he arrived in England at the weekend before being allowed to head north.
He was due to make his debut in Wednesday's LV= County Championship Division Two match at Gloucestershire - although the opening day was washed out by rain - but refused to blame anyone for the mess.
He wrote on his Twitter account: "Just to be clear guys, (it's) not Cricket Aus or Yorks' fault. No one to blame. (There) was some miscommunication from Australia.
"Common sense isn't so common these days!"