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Brilliant news! PCB announces new and improved monthly pay, match fees for domestic players

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), in its 58th overall Board of Governors (BOG) meeting on Friday, announced increased monthly pay and match fees for f domestically contracted players.

In the 2nd BOG meeting of the calendar year, the Pakistan baord PCB got approval for increase in domestic contract retainers up to 46 percent. According to the freshly implemented monthly retainer structure, the PCB will again offer 192 leading domestic players (32 from each of the six Cricket Associations) performance-based contracts, but instead of paying a flat monthly retainer of PKR50,000 to all players, this season slab-wise payments will be made.

The new monthly retainer structure

• Category A+ = 10 players, PKR 150,000 per month

• Category A = 38 players, PKR 85,000 per month

• Category B = 48 players, PKR 75,000 per month

• Category C = 72 players, PKR 65,000 per month

• Category D = 24 players, PKR 40,000 per month

In addition to the revised monthly retainers, the players will also be paid match fees as per the following structure:

1st XI FC 4-day

1st XI FC 3-day

2nd XI 50-over

1st XI 50-over

2nd XI T20

1st XI T20

2nd XI 3-day

1st U19 50-over


Playing XI (PKR) – 60,000 25,000 40,000 15,000 40,000 15,000 10,000 5,000

Reserves (PKR) – 24,000 10,000 16,000 6,000 16,000 6,000 4,000 2,000

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