ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has given separate contracts to gamers within the Take a look at and limited-overs squads in a bid to construct long-term depth, the chief selector mentioned Thursday.
Beforehand, high gamers have been supplied one contract and may very well be known as on to play any model of the sport, however specialisation has made this out of trend for a lot of cricketing nations.
“These contracts are a part of our imaginative and prescient and technique to establish, groom and develop specialists for the standard and purist format of the sport,” chief selector Mohammad Wasim mentioned at a a press convention.
Babar Azam, captain of the Take a look at, ODI and Twenty20 groups, is one in all simply 5 gamers supplied each purple and white ball contracts.
The others are pacers Hasan Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi, batter Imam-ul-Haq and wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan.
Ten gamers obtained Take a look at contracts, whereas 11 gamers earned contracts for the shorter variations of the sport.
All gamers named will get a ten per cent improve of their match charges, whereas Azam additionally will get a bonus for being captain.
Pink and white ball contracts: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali and Imam-ul-Haq.
Pink ball: Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Abdullah Shafique, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Abid Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shan Masood and Yasir Shah
White ball: Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir and Zahid Mehmood.