No centrally contracted player can participate in a league that is not sanctioned by the ICC
Pakistan’s former skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed will not be able to participate in the Qatar T10 League. The event not being sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which is why the wicketkeeper-batsman was forced to take this decision.
Sarfaraz was initially scheduled to depart for Doha on Monday but he opted to stay behind instead.
According to sources, even though the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had issued the No Objection Certificate (NOC), it was later realised that no centrally contracted player could participate in a league that is not sanctioned by the sport’s governing board. Although, the Pakistan players who do not have a central contract can participate in the league.