PCB may increase Test match fee for players

The PCB was expected to give out new central contracts at the start of the year but the process of selecting players has been delayed after noticing players' focus on shorter formats of the game.

updated: April 10, 2013 18:36 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is contemplating increasing the Test match fees to discourage a growing trend of players preferring ODIs and T20 cricket over the longer version of the sport.

A PCB source said that after the South African tour the Board had got feedback from the team management that some players were not interested in playing Test matches.

"The reason for players preferring T20 cricket over Test matches is understandable since the difference between the fees paid out for a Test and a T20 match is not much," a source privy to discussion said.

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