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Malik, Hafeez, Riaz & Aamir to receive match fees in ‘A’ category

Senior cricketers Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Aamir have acquired a pay increase after being denied central contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

The quartet has been knowledgeable that since they don’t have central contracts they may now obtain match charges within the ‘A’ class which they have been beforehand being paid within the ‘C’ class.

“The 4 had voiced their reservations to the board’s CEO, Wasim Khan that they’re being handled unfairly that regardless of not being given central contracts they don’t seem to be being paid match charges within the highest class reserved for seniors,” a well-informed supply mentioned.

“Beforehand after the central contracts have been introduced they usually weren’t named within the checklist, they have been paid charges for enjoying for the nationwide crew within the ‘C’ class which roughly got here to round 202,000 rupees for a ODI and lesser for a T20 worldwide.”

The supply mentioned that the 4 will now get match charges within the ‘A’ class which might be round 460,000 for ODIs and 330,000 for T20 worldwide roughly per match.

The board, nonetheless, didn’t entertain one other request from the gamers that additionally they be given some compensation for lacking out on overseas T20 league contracts due to nationwide responsibility.

“The board has mentioned that it can’t give any compensation for this and the gamers have to provide precedence to nationwide responsibility,” he added.

Hafeez just lately suffered a lack of round 10 million rupees for having to drag out of the Sri Lankan premier league after he was named within the touring squad for New Zealand.

Though Hafeez solely performs white-ball cricket like the opposite three with Malik solely focussing on T20 format, the board additionally didn’t settle for his request that he be allowed to hitch the crew late in New Zealand.

“He was informed that as a result of quarantine and isolation necessities in New Zealand he has to go along with the crew or miss out if he needs to go and play within the Lanka premier league which begins from 17 November,” the supply mentioned.

Muhammad Aamir and Malik have at the moment gone to Sri Lanka for the Lanka Premier League as they weren’t named within the touring squad for New Zealand.


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