The rumours about Pakistan Cricket team players Central Contract for the year 2018-19 was making rounds from quite some days. Those who were spreading the information about the contract had much to say about it as to say about it as three-years long contract plan had to revise and as expected a boost in the player’s remuneration and match fees was expected as well. So finally, the cat is out of the bag as the central contract awarded players, recommended by the Central Contracts Selection Committee comprising of Director Cricket Operations Haroon Rashid, National Chief Selector Inzamam Ul Haq & Director Academies Mudassar Nazar were unveiled today. It should be noted here that the players recommended by the central contract committee got the final approval from PCB Chairman Najam Sethi.
In this year’s central contract, the PCB has announced 33 players in 5 categories and the hottest news from here is Mohammad Hafeez has got a demotion to the ‘B’ category, whereas Babar Azam has got the uplift to the ‘A’ category. This year the players and committee have settled up on 3 Year Financial Remuneration Agreement under which the players from all categories would witness hike between 25-30%, and would also witness increase in the Players Match Fees by 20 % across all categories.
Here is the complete list of PCB Central Contracts 2018-19:
|19||Usman Khan Shinwari||C|
|30||Shaheen Shah Afridi||E|