The cricketers have not been paid monthly retainers for the last five months, nor have they been paid any match fee.
The Billionaire Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), despite making huge claims of improving the financial condition, has made the poor cricketers cry for their money.
According to the details, the cricketers have not been paid monthly retainers for the last five months, nor have they been paid any match fee.
Sindh Cricket Team has yet to receive prize money for winning the National T20 Cup. Surprisingly, the agreement was sent for signing after the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy was over.
Hundreds of cricketers became unemployed due to the change of the domestic cricket system in the previous regime, their major source of income was lost due to the closure of the departments, although the current Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced the restoration of departmental sports, but there has been no progress in this regard until now.
The current management of the board made huge claims of increasing the players' remuneration and increasing the revenue, but so far, improvement has yet to be seen.
Sources said that since July, the domestic cricketers are yet to be paid a monthly salary nor any match fee, this is the fifth month that they have been looking for a cheque.
It is becoming difficult for unemployed players to keep their kitchen running. Two and a half months have passed since the final of the National T20 Cup and the prize money has not been paid.
This correspondent sent questions to Director Media PCB Sami ul Hassan Burney on November 30 but despite being reminded, he still did not consider it appropriate to give any answers.