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PCB announces contract extensions for domestic players and coaches

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced contract extensions for all domestic players and coaches, expiring on 30 June, till 31 July before the new 12-month contracts will take effect from 1 August.


Under the supervision of Director – High Performance, Nadeem Khan, the performances of coaches and players are currently being analysed. At this moment in time, the board is occupied conducting ut a 360- degree review of all its coaches. The process is expected to be sealed early next month with the six Cricket Association sides to be confirmed by the end of July.

In the 2019-20 season, the PCB had offered 192 contracts to the domestic cricketers, out of which 186 cricketers had accepted the contracts.

“As part of a comprehensive and extensive review process, we are conducting appraisals of all coaches, which is a three-phase process including self-assessment, interviews, and feedback from players and fellow coaches,” Khan said in a statement.

“This is the modern 360 degree way of appraising professionals as we remain committed to put in place the best available coaches who can provide best coaching and training to the players, which, in turn, will contribute to further enhance the quality of our domestic cricket,” he added.

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