Yousuf, Razzaq awarded central contracts

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has awarded central contracts to Mohammad Yousuf and Abdul Razzaq and included them in A category of the contract.

The number of players having central contracts has been reached 29 after the inclusion of Mohammad Yousuf and Abdul Razzaq.

Both will be paid a monthly salary of Rs0.25 million each as A category players.

Abdul Razzaq and Mohammad Yousuf were out of the national team for a long period as they were banned from playing all cricket in Pakistan due to joining the Indian Cricket League, a rebel league, in 2007.

Now, they have not only been included in Pakistan team for the tour of Sri Lanka but have been awarded central contract.