Do you know what are the Pakistan cricketers salaries? or How much they get paid for one match? if not then here are the answer to all the question related to Pakistani player salaries. Cricketers are the most pampered people in the Indian sub-continent with huge pay-pockets. For all the toil on the field, they really get some handsome pay. Though a lot has been said about the pay of Pakistani players off late especially the disparity in their pay. Also with Pakistani board in shambles due to lack of matches being played in Pakistan, Pakistani players are often left in the shadows of other higher profile Asian cricketers.
The Pakistani Cricket Board has recently announced the central contracts to its pool of players for the year 2017-18. The central contract has been divided into 4 categories. The top players that include limited overs captain Sarfaraz Khan have been given category A. There is a salary hike of 10% given to all the players of A, B, C & D grade.
There are in total 6 players in the top bracket. Then comes the second category, category B. In this category there are 4 players and these players are the second rung of players. Then there is category C, in this category, there are 11 players and then there is the final category D. In this category there are 14 players that are touted as emerging talent.
The A category is the most lucrative one. The players in this category are proven performers and have been constantly bringing laurels to the nation. A total of six players has been awarded this contract. The following is the pay plan for these A-list cricketers.
Monthly Retainer Fee: (Rs 500,000 per month)
Test Match Fee: (Rs 400,000 per match)
ODI Match Fee: (Rs 300,000 per match)
Twenty20 Match Fee: (Rs 125,000 per match)
Then there are Category B players. These players take home the second most handsome salary home. They are given a monthly pay of Rs. 350,000 and plus they receive monthly bonuses and also get their due match fees.
The category C players are the ones who are just hanging by a thread in the Pakistani cricketing strata. These players take in Rs. 198,000 as their monthly salary and also the extra salary as win bonus and match fees.
The category D players are either the outcast or the emerging talent. These players get rs.100,000 per month. The category introduced not so long ago was to tap in young cricketers and avoid them to get stray.
Pakistan Cricketers Salaries 2017-18
Category A: Sarfraz Ahmed, Azhar Ali, Shoaib Malik, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Hafeez and Mohammad Amir.
Category B: Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, Asad Shafiq and Hasan Ali.
Category C: Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Haris Sohail, Sami Aslam, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Junaid Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas and Shadab Khan.
Category D: Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Zakir, Usman Salahuddin, Aamer Yamin, Usman Shinwari, Fahim Ashraf, Rumman Raees, Imam-ul-Haq, Bilal Asif, Mir Hamza, Umar Amin, Mohammad Hassan, Mohammad Asghar and Mohammad Irfan.
Pakistani Players Monthly Remuneration:
Category A: PKR 650,000 = INR 4,00,000 (Approx per month)
Category B: PKR 450,000 = INR 2,76,000 (Approx per month)
Category C: PKR 260,000 = INR 1,60,000 (Approx per month)
Category D: PKR 179,000 = INR 1,10,000 (Approx per month)