LAHORE: Chief operating officer Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that the budget of the board this year is 20 per cent bigger than the budget for the previous year.

Talking in the Geo News programme of ‘Scorer’, Shafqat Naghmi said that the PCB budget of Rs 3.9 billion for the year 2008 has been approved which is 20 per cent bigger than compared with the previous year.

Shafqat Naghmi said that 60 per cent of the budget would be spent on development of players and tours while the remaining amount would be spent on construction of 35 district level grounds in the country and the old grounds would be renovated and full facilities of cricket would be provided in the grounds.

Regarding Mohammad Asif case, he said that unless the Dubai committee does not give us the complete report on the case we won take any action.