PCB announces domestic cricket schedule, increases players’ fees
LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the scheduled for the upcoming 2018-19 domestic cricket calendar.
The upcoming domestic season includes the Regional Inter-District Senior (three-day), Inter Region U-19 (one-day and three-day), Pentangular U-19 T20 Cup, Regional Inter District U-19 (one day cup), Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (first class and one day), Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Grade II, National T20 Cup, Pakistan Cup (one day), and Patron’s Trophy Grade II.
According to a press release of pcb, the upcoming domestic cricket season includes:
1. Match fees of players participating in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy increasing from Rs25,000 to Rs50,000 per match
2. Match fees of players participating in the one-day tournament increasing from Rs20,000 to Rs25,000 per match.
3. Match fees of players participating in the T20 tournament increasing from Rs24,000 to Rs30,000 per match.
4. Match fees of players participating in the Pakistan Cup one day tournament increasing from Rs30,000 to Rs35,000.
5. Prize money for the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy increasing from Rs 4,400,000 to Rs5,400,000.
6. Prize money for the T20 tournament increasing from Rs 4,900,000 to Rs5,700,000.
7. Prize money for the Regional Inter District U-19 Tournament increasing from Rs150,000 Rs250,000.
8. Prize money for the Regional Inter-District Senior Tournament increasing from Rs150,000 to Rs250,000.
9. Under the new financial package, a domestic player in the playing eleven will now get Rs91,000 for one Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first-class match and one day match (combined including daily allowance)
10. Remaining four players of the 15 members regional squad on the bench will also be entitled to Rs34,750 under the new financial model of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and one day match (combined including daily allowance)