Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ex Chairman Wasim Khan selected 20 players for a central contract of 2021/2022. Under his tenure, PCB adopts a payment policy of listing procedure. Pakistan cricketers salary is based on the player’s contracts and type.
PCB compensated the players on the basis of the number of games they had played over the season.
The PCB announced an upgraded contract list for 2021/2022. 20 players get the central contract.
PCB Grading system for Men’s cricket
PCB generates its revenue from the sponsorship deal, tv deals, and PSL viewership. Players are divided into categories of A, B, C, and D. Every category player gets a raise under his contract deal
PCB is awarding 1.25 million PKR monthly to List A players, 937,500 PKR monthly to list B players, and 562,500 PKR monthly to list C players. Emerging category players are getting 300000 PKR per month.
Base on the grading system, The payment structure is as under:
|Players||Retainer Fee (Monthly)||ODI Fee||Test Fee||T20 Fee|
|Babar Azam||1.25 million PKR (+ undisclosed Captain allowance)||PKR 25,000||PKR 50,000||PKR 15,000|
|Mohammad Rizwan||1.25 million PKR||PKR 25,000||PKR 50,000||PKR 15,000|
|Hasan Ali||1.25 million PKR||PKR 25,000||PKR 50,000||PKR 15,000|
|Shaheen Afridi||1.25 million PKR||PKR 25,000||PKR 50,000||PKR 15,000|
|Azhar Ali||937,500 PKR||N/A||PKR 40,000||N/A|
|Faheem Ashraf||937,500 PKR||PKR 20,000||PKR 40,000||PKR 12,500|
|Fakhar Zaman||937,500 PKR||PKR 20,000||PKR 40,000||PKR 12,500|
|Fawad Alam||937,500 PKR||N/A||PKR 40,000||N/A|
|Shadab Khan||937,500 PKR||PKR 20,000||PKR 40,000||PKR 12,500|
|Yasir Shah||937,500 PKR||PKR 20,000||PKR 40,000||N/A|
|Sarfaraz Ahmed||562,500 PKR||N/A||PKR 37,500||PKR 10,000|
|Imam-ul-Haq||562,500 PKR||PKR 17,500||PKR 37,500||N/A|
|Haris Rauf||562,500 PKR||PKR 17,500||PKR 37,500||PKR 10,000|
|Mohammad Hasnain||562,500 PKR||PKR 17,500||PKR 37,500||PKR 10,000|
|Mohammad Nawaz||562,500 PKR||PKR 17,500||PKR 37,500||PKR 10,000|
|Nauman Ali||562,500 PKR||PKR 17,500||PKR 37,500||N/A|
|Abid Ali||562,500 PKR||PKR 17,500||PKR 37,500||N/A|
|Usman Qadir||300,500 PKR||PKR 14,500||PKR 30,000||PKR 10,000|
|Imran Butt,||300,500 PKR||N/A||PKR 30,000||N/A|
|Shahnawaz Dahani||300,500 PKR||PKR 14,500||PKR 30,000||PKR 10,000|
Baber Azam is the highest-paid player for Pakistan. Moreover, He is the All format Captain of the Pakistan team.
FAQs Regarding Pakistan Cricketers salary
Q. Who is the highest-paid player for Pakistan?
A. Baber Azam is the highest-paid player for Pakistan.
Q. What is the salary of Baber Azam?
A. Baber Azam earns 1.25 million PKR from PCB.
Q. Is Hassan Ali is a Part of the central contract?
A. Hassan Ali got an A category central contract.
Q. What are Pakistan’s ODI, Test, and T20 match fees?
A. PCB pays different match fees to players based on the player’s category.
Q. What players are excluded from PCB central contracts 2021/2022?
A. Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Haider Ali, Haris Sohail, Naseem Shah, Shan Masood, and Usman Shinwari.