PCB announces monthly salaries for Pakistan cricket players

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has publicly disclosed the monthly salaries of its national team members, offering insights into their earnings excluding additional sponsorship benefits.

Breakdown of Salary Categories:

  • Category A (Rs. 4,500,000 per month):
    Players: Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan
  • Category B (Rs. 3,000,000 per month):
    Players: Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah
  • Category C (Rs. 750,000 to Rs. 1,500,000 per month):
    Example: Imad Wasim
  • Category D (Rs. 750,000 to Rs. 1,500,000 per month):
    Players: Iftikhar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, Saim Ayub

These figures represent the players’ base monthly salaries. Additionally, national team members earn match fees and performance bonuses for all formats: Test matches, One Day Internationals (ODIs), and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). These bonuses significantly augment their overall earnings.

The PCB’s decision to release these salary details comes amidst ongoing discussions and assessments of the team’s recent on-field performances. By disclosing these financial specifics, the board aims to enhance transparency and address public inquiries regarding player contracts. The revealed salaries underscore the substantial financial incentives available to top-tier players while illustrating a structured pay scale for other team members. This move by the PCB seeks to provide clarity on the financial aspects of Pakistan cricket and its players’ remunerations.

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