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PCB increases players’ salaries by 25 per cent

May 14, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistan Cricket Board has given its players a 25 percent pay rise, taking a top-category contract to around $4,500 a month.

The PCB also says in a statement on Wednesday that fees for test matches will be increased by 25 percent and one-day internationals by 10 percent.

The list of players to be given new central contracts will be finalized after a training camp ends in Lahore next month.

Category B contracts will be worth $3,150 a month, with category C players earning $1,800.

The PCB says it consulted senior players before deciding the new salary structure, which is effective from Jan. 1, 2014.

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