Finally, the wait is over as PCB’s central contract for the year 2018-19 has been unveiled. This year 33 cricketers have been awarded this contract, getting divided into 5 categories. It should be noted here that last year 35 players were placed into 4 categories. The most notable omission from this years’ central contract is the opener, Ahmed Shahzad. And the other news making headlines is the demotion of Mohammad Hafeez from the ‘A’ category to ‘B’, where Babar Azam climbing up to ‘A’ from ‘B’. PCB has come up with a new remuneration model for the cricketers that would last for the next three years. Under these new model central contracted players would witness boost I the salary and the match fees as well.
PCB has come up with 5th category this year, to whom which they have named ‘E’ category, which would award the best players in the domestic circles. As per the details, players under each of the category would get increase between 25-30%, and would also see the increase in Players Match Fees by 20 % across categories.
Complete List of PCB Central Contract Players 2018-19the category would get increase between 25-30%, and would also see increase in Players Match Fees by 20 % across categories.
Complete List of PCB Central Contract Players 2018-19
|19||Usman Khan Shinwari||C|
|30||Shaheen Shah Afridi||E|