The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has revealed giving the central contracts to seventeen players. The contracted will be of duration from July 1 to December 30th.
The shortlisted seventeen players belong to three different categories; A, B, and C. Two players from Category A, four players belong to Category B, and eleven players belong to Category C and they will be getting Rs 15,000, 12,000, and 10,000 respectively.
Out of these seventeen, four players have been included in the squad for the first time. The virtual fitness tests were conducted by the management of the forty players from July 6th to 15th out of which 17 have declared clarity.
Pakistan Blind Cricket Council to grant central contracts to 17 players
On the other hand, the international cricket team will be featuring in three test matches that are to be played at Old Trafford against England, Ageas Bowl, and Ageas Bowl respectively, whereas, the three T20Is will be played at Old Trafford.
It has been decided that the series will be resumed behind closed doors to avoid the spreading of the Coronavirus. AT present, the players are playing warm-up games and intra-squad test matches at Derbyshire to feature in the first test.
The sides will be seen in action on the mentioned below dates:
5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford
13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl
21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl
28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford
30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford
1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford
Pakistan have taken a higher ratio of the young sensation in the squad for England tour. As the three-match test series is about to be kicked off, the veterans do not have much expectance from the young side and believe that home-siders England hold the card.