PCB Confirms 187 Gamers Accepted 2020-21 Home Contracts  |  Photo Credit score: AP
Lahore [Pakistan], October 24 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed that 187 cricketers have accepted enhanced and improved 2020-21 home cricket contracts, which embody month-to-month retainers, day by day allowances and match charges, moreover share in occasion prize cash.
“Within the 12-month home contracts, the month-to-month retainers vary from PKR40,000 per 30 days to PKR150,000 per 30 days, relying on the participant’s seniority, contribution to Pakistan cricket and efficiency within the earlier season,” stated a PCB launch.
“An extra 32 gamers have accepted five-and-a-half months seasonal contracts, which can expire on the finish of the Pakistan Cup One-Day Match, the ultimate occasion of the 2020-21 season. In such contracts, the gamers will obtain day by day allowances, match charges from the PCB in addition to share from occasion prize cash,” it added.
These 32 gamers, who’ve voluntarily accepted seasonal contracts, embody Adnan Akmal, Abdul Nasir, Ali Waqas, Ayyaz Tassawar, Mohammad Ibrahim, Salahuddin, Sami Aslam, Ali Shan, Atiq-ur-Rehman, Junaid Ali, Kamran Afzal, Mohammad Faiq, Raza Ali Dar, Sohaib Ullah, Zubair Khan, Mohammad Arif Shah, Mohammad Imran, Aamir Ali, Asad Raza, Hassan Khan, Ibrar Ahmed, Ibtisam Sheikh, Mohammad Amir, Aamir Jamal, Amad Butt, Kashif Iqbal, Raja Farzan Khan, Taimoor Sultan, Mohammad Nadeem and Mohammad Irfan Snr, Mohammad Mohsin and Salahuddin.
One other 5 gamers – Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Gul and Wahab Riaz – have opted for event-based contracts. This class was launched contemplating that a couple of gamers have opted for a sure format of the sport. Gamers on this class will obtain day by day allowances, match charges and share within the occasion prize cash.
Seventy cricketers are nonetheless obtainable within the pool of further gamers, who might be supplied seasonal or event-based contracts as and when they’re chosen by their respective head coaches for the upcoming matches. Distinguished amongst these 70 gamers is Salman Butt, who has withdrawn from the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy as a consequence of home causes. Aside from these gamers, the PCB has supplied 18 central contracts and three rising contracts.