Babar, Rizwan get top category in PCB’s central contracts
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday has announced its central contract list for year 2021-22, adding two skippers –Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan– along with two pacemen, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Hasan Ali in Category A.
The PCB has also mentioned in its press release that match fees across all formats has been equalised. Now, all players will receive the same amount for any match they play in – irrespective of which category they are in and whether they have a central contract or not.
Category B includes Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Fawad Alam, Shadab Khan and Yasir Shah, followed by Abid Ali, Imamul Haq, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Nauman Ali and Sarfaraz Ahmed in Category C.
In Emerging Category, Imran Butt, Shahnawaz Dahani and Usman Qadir have been named.