Sources say that the national team players on the central contract list for 2022–23 have been split into four groups: A, B, C, and D. Each group will be paid the amount that is appropriate for them.
New PCB Contracts: How Much Will Pakistani Players Make?
Two cricketers in the B category will get Rs4.1 million a month, while the three cricketers in the A category will get around Rs6 million. Cricketers in the D category will get Rs1.13 million a month, and those in the C category will get Rs1.75 million. According to the sources, the players’ monthly pay also includes 3% of the money the PCB receives from the ICC.
Contracts will have a fixed financial moor three years. After 12 months, placontactormance will be assessed. The current central contract cycle began on July 1, 2023, after the previous one ended on 30 June.
Last month, the PCB said that it had reached a three-year central contacts arrangement with its senior players from July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026. Up to 25 cricketers offered a historic agreement that includes ICC earnings.
Unlike last year, red-ball and white-ball national contracts merged. The central contract committee proposed this resolution to evaluate players based on match wins and promote fairness and transparency in the selection process.
List of players with categories who were offered contracts:
- Category A: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, and Shaheen Shah Afridi
- Category B: Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah and Shadab Khan
- Category C: Imad Wasim and Abdullah Shafique
- Category D: Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ihsanullah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Saim Ayub, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmad, Saud Shakeel, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood, Usama Mir and Zaman Khan
Players’ match fees also significantly increased: a 50% increment in the Test, 25% in the ODI, and 12.5% in the T20I.