Pakistani Cricket Players Salaries 2016

Pakistani Cricket Players Salaries 2016 has been revised recently. The sports cricket is famous all over the world. There are millions of fans of cricket all over the world. Also, cricket is the most popular game in Pakistan. Pakistani cricket team is known by the name of “green shirts”. Usually, it is thought that the cricketers earn in hundreds of thousands. But, what is the reality behind? Read the post and figure out the reality.

PCB Central Contract and Pakistani Cricket Players Salaries 2016

Players get salaries according to PCB central contract. The players enjoy 10% increase in their salaries on a monthly basis. If players win test series, they are also awarded win bonuses. Bonuses are also awarded based on individual and team performances of the players.

Pakistan cricket board has divided the cricket players into different categories. Pakistani cricket players salaries 2016 depend on the category in which they are placed. The players have been divided into four major categories

  • Category A
  • Category B
  • Category C
  • Category D

Category A players List and Salaries

The cricketers placed in A category earn the highest income. They have the maximum salaries. The players placed in A category receive 425,000 Rs on a monthly basis. The experienced players of the cricket team and the players exhibiting outstanding performances are placed in this highest earning category. Here is the detail about salaries of the players placed in A category.

  • The players receive 500,000 Rs monthly as a retainer fee.
  • For each test match, players get 400,000 Rs.
  • For each ODI match, they get 300, 000 Rs.
  • For each Twenty20 match, players in A category receive 125,000 Rs.
Player Names Category Monthly Salary Rs
Misbah ul Haq A 500,000
Azhar Ali A 500,000
Shoaib Malik A 500,000
Shahid Afridi A 500,000
Younis Khan A 500,000
Mohammad Hafeez A 500,000

Category B Players List and Earnings

Star players of the Pakistani cricket team have been placed in the B category. In the year 2014-15, there were only 4 players in this category of star players. Now, there are 9 players in total in this category. Every player in category B earns 345,000 Rs as a monthly salary.

Player Names Category Monthly Salary Rs
Ahmed Shehzad B 345,000
Yasir shah B 345,000
Junaid Khan B 345,000
Wahab Riaz B 345,000
Saeed Ajmal B 345,000
Sarfaraz Ahmed B 345,000
Rahat Ali B 345,000
Asad Shafiq B 345,000

Category C Players List and Salaries

After the category B, the players who are considered to be inconsistent are placed in C category. The players in this category receive 198,000 Rs as a monthly salary. Other than monthly salaries, players are also awarded win bonuses. Also, the get match fees.

Player Category Monthly Salary Rs
Anwar Ali C 198,000
Umar Akmal C  198,000
Haris Sohail C  198,000
Shan Masood C  198,000
Mohammad Irfan C  198,000
Mohammad Rizwan C  198,000
Imran Khan C  198,000
Fawad Alam C  198,000

Category D Players List and Earnings

The category D is a new category introduced by PCB. For promoting the young talent, the D category was introduced. Such players who may not be suitable for international cricket matches are placed in D category. Also, fresh players are placed in this category. These players get 100,000 Rs monthly salary.

Player Category Monthly Salary Rs
Babar Azam D 95,500
Imad Wasim D  95,500
Zulfiqar Badar D  95,500
Umar Amin D  95,500
Shoaib Maqsood D  95,500
Sami Aslam D  95,500

This is all about the salaries of Pakistani cricketers 2016. You can see that players earn a handsome amount of income monthly as well as bonuses and other awards. New players fall in category D automatically and they also get Rs 95,500 monthly.


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