The Former Indian opener, Aakash Chopra, revealed the salaries and match fees of Pakistani players on his YouTube channel.
Despite a significant rise in central contract paygrade, Pakistani cricketers are still way behind the players of other international teams.
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Akash Chopra was shocked to see Pakistani cricketers were some of the worst paid athletes in world cricket.
Pakistani centrally contracted cricketers earn less than the players of all international teams except Bangladesh.
Salaries of Pakistani players (Figures in PKR):
Grade A PKR 98,00,000/ annum
Grade B PKR 60,00,000/ annum
Grade C PKR 40,00,000/ annum
Tests PKR 770,000/ match
ODIs PKR 470,000/ match
T20Is PKR 340,000/ match
In comparison, Indians, Australians, and players from England earn far more than Pakistani players.
Central Contracts of various teams (All Figures in INR)
|Team||Max Sum per player|
|South Africa||1.8 crore|
|New Zealand||1.3 crore|
|Sri Lanka||58 lakh|
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