PCB extends central contracts of 19 players
Category ‘A’ includes Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmad and Yasir Shah, whereas Azhar Ali, Asad Shafique, Harris Sohail, Imam ul Haq, Muhammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi and Wahab Riaz are falling in Category ‘B’.
Earlier, 33 players were part of central contracts with five categories ranging from A to E; however, PCB has now limited the categories from A to C only.
Reportedly, fast bowler Muhammad Amir along with Hassan Ali and Fakhar Zaman has been downgraded to Category ‘C’.
The central contracts of Muhammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik have not been extended.