he Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has promoted national cricketers Mohammad Rizwan and Fawad Alam to central contracts for their outstanding performance.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has been upgraded from B category to A category.
It should be noted that Babar Azam, Azhar Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi are also included in A category.
Similarly, Category B includes Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Muhammad Abbas, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaun Masood and Yasir Shah.
Category C includes Fakhr Zaman, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Emad Usim, Imamul Haq, Naseem Shah and Usman Shinwari.
The Emerging Players category includes Haider Ali, Haris Rauf and Mohammad Hasnain.
In this regard, Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan said that Fawad Alam has been promoted to C category of Central Contract.
Wasim Khan said that these promotions would be applicable from March 1 to July.
CEO Pakistan Cricket Board said that Muhammad Hafeez was also offered a central contract but he refused.
He said that Muhammad Hafeez’s refusal must have disappointed him and he respected his decision.
He also said that a cricket match is planned in Gwadar.