After a week-long blockade, top cricketers sign PCB-amended central contracts: report
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has amended the core contracts for its best cricketers, including captain Babar Azam, pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Mohammad Rizwan, after a week-long impasse.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has amended the core contracts for its best cricketers, including captain Babar Azam, pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Mohammad Rizwan, after a week-long impasse. According to ESPNcricinfo, the players accepted the contract’s parameters before departing for their tour of the Netherlands with the understanding that they would reopen those discussions with the board after the Asia Cup in September.
So Senior players have expressed worry over a few contract provisions.
These issues, according to the report, range from inquiries about the NOC procedure for joining international leagues to requesting more details about image rights in ICC events. shares of ICC tournament entry fees and conditions for signing individual endorsements.
The PCB released 33 core contracts for this season, a first since 2022-2023. Players were divided into the white-ball and red-ball teams.
As per the established practice of the board. When they received the contracts at the beginning of the pre-tour training in Lahore, many of the players in the lower categories signed them. The senior stars, though, took a bit longer.
So along with Babar, Afridi, and Rizwan, the group also included Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, and Hasan Ali. The players asked for more time because there isn’t a players’ union in the country. To allow them to discuss the fine print of the contracts with their advisors and lawyers.
So when they signed central contracts in the past, Pakistani cricketers very infrequently disputed any clause and simply returned them.
So when writing contracts on the cricketers’ behalf in the past. The Pakistani board didn’t hold any official talks with them.
The connection between the cricketers and the board may therefore be seen as having reached a new benchmark as a result of this new development.
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