PCB Likely to Introduce Separate Contracts for ODI and Test Cricketers
A few days ago, Pakistan national team captain Babar Azam and coach Saqlain Mushtaq talked about raising the salaries of players on central contracts. On this basis, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sat down to discuss the contracted cricketers and are thinking of introducing a separate contract policy for ODI and test cricketers.
This was stated by PCB Media Director Sami-ul-Hasan Barney while talking to reporters on Friday (May 13). He said there have been several meetings in the last few days on the central agreement. The decisions taken at the meeting will be announced next month.
It is learned that a separate agreement was also discussed in the meeting. Under the new policy, cricketers will be remunerated according to the format in which they play. For example, if Babar Azam plays test and ODI ball cricket, he will get money in two formats.
The Pakistan Cricket Board PCB is considering the issue as the salaries of Pakistan national cricketers are lower than other countries in the world. He also said that the wage gap with other countries would be gradually reduced.
On the other hand, it has been said earlier that captain Babar Azam and head coach Saqlain Mushtaq had talked about raising salaries. They demanded a 20 percent increase, the PCB is also thinking about it.
Earlier in the PCB contract policy there was a section called Emerging Category. There were only three players in this division. So here they are thinking of increasing the number of players. This time the number may increase to seven or ten.
In other news, the PCB wants to set up a special fund for contracted top cricketers. So that they pay less attention to the income of different franchise leagues and can play for the national team. The decision to prolong their career.
The rule of this fund is that if a player is offered to play from somewhere and the management of Pakistan team thinks that he should be rested. Then he will be given financial help to compensate for not playing in the league. This will save the resources of Pakistan cricket.
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