Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Misbah Afridi among 5 awarded top PCB contracts  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 06/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) Islamabad: pakistan test and limited-overs captain misbah-ul-haq and flamboyant all-rounder shahid afridi were among five players given top category a contracts by the pakistan cricket board on thursday.

mohammad hafeez saeed ajmal and junaid khan were the other players in the top category as the pcb announced central contracts to 31 players in four categories.

experienced middle order batsman younes khan was demoted to category b which also includes ahmad shahzad umar akmal and umar gul.

the pcb's director of international zakir khan chief selector moin khan and camp commandant mohammad akram selected the contracted players after evaluating their fitness during a month-long training camp in lahore.

'the committee took three factors into consideration while finalyzing the list; form and performance fitness level and future potential" zakir khan said.

test specialists asad shafiq azhar ali wicketkeeper adnan akmal khurram manzoor nasir jamshed and abdul rehman were awarded category c contracts.

fast bowlers mohammad irfan bilawal bhatti and anwar ali were among the notable players in the list of 16 players which were given category d contracts.

the pcb has increased the monthly salaries and test match fees for all categories by 25 percent while remuneration for odis has been raised by 10 percent.

players will also be offered increased win bonuses — from 200 to 250 percent — for winning a series against the three top-ranked teams in the world as well as against archrivals india.

the contracts will be effective from jan. 1 this year.

central contracts:

category a: misbah-ul-haq mohammad hafeez saeed ajmal shahid afridi junaid khan.

category b: younes khan ahmad shahzad umar akmal umar gul.

category c: asad shafiq azhar ali adnan akmal khurram manzoor nasir jamshed abdul rehman

category d: sohaib maqsood sarfaraz ahmed bilawal bhatti sharjeel khan zulfiqar babar fawad alam ehsan adil mohammad irfan wahab riaz raza hasan umar amin harris sohail rahat ali shaan masood mohammad talha anwar ali.

mithun taskin in bangladesh team

bangladesh on thursday included uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman mohammad mithun and paceman taskin ahmed in their 15-man squad for the one-day international series against india that begins next week.

india will arrive in dhaka on june 13 to play the three matches at dhaka's sher-e-bangla national cricket stadium on june 15 17 and 19.

mithun played a twenty20 international against sri lanka at home earlier this year but was not selected for the subsequent asia cup and icc world twenty20.

pace bowler taskin impressed in his twenty20 debut against australia in the world twenty20 in bangladesh picking up a wicket for 24 runs.

'we have kept more or less a settled squad but it is also important to get an idea about the kind of back-up we have in our hands as we start preparing for the icc world cup in australia-new zealand next year" said chief selector faruque ahmed.

'mithun has been under our radar for a while. he has performed consistently in the limited overs format and in the longer version and deserves a chance at international level.

'taskin is an exciting prospect and has already played a twenty20 international. we thought it was a good opportunity to see how he performs in the 50 overs game in home conditions against some quality batsmen" said ahmed.

opening batsman tamim iqbal who missed bangladesh's last one-day competition asia cup also returned to the side.

squad: mushfiqur rahim (capt) tamim iqbal anamul haque shamsur rahman mominul haque shakib al hasan nasir hossain mohammad mahmudullah mohammad mithun abdur razzak mashrafe mortaza sohag gazi ziaur rahman al-amin hossain and taskin ahmed.


 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Apr 26 2015 - Morsi's trial 'badly flawed': HRWDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Human Rights Watch (HRW) described the first trial of former president Mohamed Morsi as "badly flawed", in a statement on Sunday.The watchdog added in its statement that ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Egypt returning to central role in world: MehlebDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The State Information Service (SIS) hailed Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb's visit to Indonesia Sunday as "a message that Egypt has made a strong return to its natural and ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Egypt- Feud between Mortada Mansour and UWK continuesDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Criminal Court postponed to 10 May the trial of 21 Ultras White Knights (UWK) members on charges of the attempted murder of the Al-Zamalek club's president Mortada ...

 Apr 26 2015 - New Mondelez Egypt production-line investments are worth EGP 200 m: Managing directorDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Mondelez chocolate company has launched a new production-line under the name of "Marvellous Creations", according to Bassil Abul-Ata, Managing Director of Mondelez ...

 Apr 26 2015 - 6 banks request Citibank Egypt retail business acquisitionDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Six banks have requested to acquire Citigroup's retail business in Egypt, with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) on top of the acquisition discussions, a Citibank Egypt ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Spike in 'single' cigarette sales expected to decrease tax proceeds by EGP 2bn: TradersDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association expects a decrease in tax proceeds of EGP 2bn in the current fiscal year's national budget, due to a nationwide increase in ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Egypt- CBE reduces commission of credit letters to facilitate importsDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News) EgyptImporters commented on the recent decision of Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), reducing commissions of opening letters of credit from 2.5% to 1.5%.The importers said the ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Banque du Caire targets EGP 2bn increase for retail portfolio by end of 2015: HusseinDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Banque du Caire is targeting an increase of partial loans by EGP 2bn by the end of this year, to come in at a value of EGP 22bn.Ahmed Hussein, Director of Retail Banking ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Egypt- Consumer Protection emphasise maintaining mineral water pricesDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) As fears over water safety continue, measures are taken to ensuring mineral water prices remain unchanged.The Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Supply and ...

 Apr 26 2015 - Egypt- VAT law will raise inflation indicators, reduce purchasing power of consumers: Dcode ChairmanDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Chairman of Dcode Economic and Financial Consulting Mohamed Farid expects inflation indicators to rise, while the purchasing power of consumers will be reduced with the ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help