Pakistan Cricketers Salary 2021-22

Like Others, Pakistan Cricket Board also follows the same type of payment listing process. Pakistan Cricket Board finalizes the salary of Pakistan cricketers based on their contract and player category. Players are paid for the number of matches they have played in the season.

In Lahore, on 2 July the PCB announced an enhanced and performance-based central contract list for 2021-22. This contract includes some raises in every category.

Salary Hike for 2021-22 contracts: 

  • Category A retainer gets a 25 percent increase but no increase in Test, ODI and T20I Match fee
  • Category B retainer gets a 25 percent increase along with 15% in the test fee, 20% in ODI match fee and 25% in T20I match fee.
  • Category C retainer gets a 25% increase along with a 34% increase in Test match fees, 50% in ODI match fees and 67% in T20I matches
  • Emerging Category retainer gets a 15 percent increase along with a 34% increase in Test match fees, 50% in ODI match fees and 67% in T20I match fees.

The official PCB central contract 2021-22:

Category A: Hasan Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi

Category B: Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Fawad Alam and Yasir Shah

Category C: Mohammad Nawaz, Abid Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Rauf, Nauman Ali and Sarfaraz Ahmed

Emerging Category: Usman Qadir, Imran Butt, Shahnawaz Dahani

Pakistan Cricketers Salary

The 2021-22 season retainer structure is (Monthly):

Category A: 1 Million PKR (6,273 USD) + 25% =1.25 million PKR (7,841 USD)

Category B:  750,000 PKR (4,705 USD) + 25% = 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)

Category C:  450,000 PKR (2,823 USD) + 25% = 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)

Emerging Category: 15 percent increase

The 2020-21 season retainer structure is (Monthly):

Category A: 1 Million PKR (6,273 USD)

Category B:  750,000 PKR (4,705 USD)

Category C:  450,000 PKR  (2,823 USD)

List of which Pakistani player comes in which category and what salaries they get from PCB.

Category A-Players Salary
Hasan Ali 1.25 million PKR (7,841 USD)
Mohammad Rizwan 1.25 million PKR (7,841 USD)
Babar Azam 1.25 million PKR (7,841 USD)
Shaheen Afridi 1.25 million PKR (7,841 USD)

 

Category B Players Salary
Azhar Ali 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)
 Faheem Ashraf 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)
Fakhar Zaman 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)
 Fawad Alam 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)
Shadab Khan 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)
Yasir Shah 937,500 PKR (5,882 USD)

 

Category C Players Salary
Abid Ali 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)
Imam-ul-Haq 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)
Haris Rauf 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)
Mohammad Hasnain 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)
Mohammad Nawaz 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)
Nauman Ali 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)
Sarfaraz Ahmed 562,500 PKR (3,529 USD)

 

Emerging Category Players Salary
Imran Butt
Shahnawaz Dahani
Usman Qadir

There are also some Fees and bonuses for the players

For this 2021-22 contract update Test, ODI and T20I match fees have increased.

Category ODI Fee  Test Fee T20 Fee
A PKR 25,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 15,000
B PKR 20,000 PKR 40,000 PKR 12,500
C PKR 17,500 PKR 37,500 PKR 10,000
  • Category A retainer gets no increase in Test, ODI and T20I Match fee
  • Category B retainer gets a 15% increase in the test fee, 20% in ODI match fee and 25% in T20I match fee.
  • Category C retainer gets a 34% increase in Test match fees, 50% in ODI match fees and 67% in T20I matches
  • Emerging Category retainer gets a 34% increase in Test match fees, 50% in ODI match fees and 67% in T20I matches

Pakistan cricketers not only get paid monthly salaries but also earn per match fees. A report claimed that players who scored a century or take five wickets in one match earn 25% more cricket fees.

Who is the top-paid player on the team?

Babar Azam is the highest-paid Pakistan cricket player because of the top category contract from PCB and lots of endorsement deals.

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