Ramiz Raja Announces Separate Red and White-Ball Contracts for Players
The cricket governing body has decided to increase match payments for all three game types by 10%, according to PCB chairman Ramiz Raja.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday made history by announcing separate central contracts for red-ball and white-ball cricket. However, PCB would prevent its best athletes from participating in foreign leagues. Despite the board’s willingness to pay them in exchange for their services. The PCB issued a formal statement announcing that the BoG has authorized changes to the men’s central contracts system. This is a part of their strategy to motivate, reward, and encourage their top-performing elite cricketers as well as to close the wage gap with players from other nations.
The Pakistan Cricket Board’s chairman, Ramiz Raja (PCB). A statement stating that the PCB had agreed to increase match fees by 10% for all three game types. Additionally, the match allowance for players who aren’t playing has been raised by 50% to 70%.
Red and white-ball contracts were divided in recognition of the role that white-ball cricket played in the growth and development of the sport. Four international events, including two World Cups, will take place over the next 16 months. This understanding of the benefits of awarding contracts to white-ball specialists will enable us to eventually create two unique squads that can play both red-ball and white-ball cricket concurrently. Additionally, it would allow us to show the world a larger range of skills. Ramis Raja said
“In an effort to discourage our star players from taking part in extra off-season activities, we have also set aside a sizeable sum of money. Along with controlling their workload and making sure they are fully fit, fresh, and ready to serve their country when called to active service. This cash will be used to cover any prospective revenue losses “He added.
Players who declined invitations to participate in such competitions would also receive compensation from the PCB.
Starting on July 1, separate red and white ball contracts with advance retainers will be distributed. The number of players on central contracts has increased.
“Since September 2021, the Pakistani men’s cricket team has enjoyed an impressive overall success rate of 75%. Who is the nation with the best success rate among those who play in Test matches? Pakistan is now rated fifth in Tests (up to one), third in ODIs (up to three and the highest since January 2017), and third in T20 Internationals (up one) as a result “Ramiz stated.
“Four international championships, including two World Cups, will take place over the next 16 months. This understanding of the benefits of awarding contracts to white-ball specialists will enable us to eventually create two unique squads that can play both red-ball and white-ball cricket concurrently. Additionally, it will allow us to show the globe a greater range of skills “He added.