The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced contracts for the year 2020-21 to 192 domestic players based strictly on criteria, performance and forward-looking approach.
Head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq who selected players for the A Plus category congratulated them for earning the recognition.
He said we want to make Pakistan cricket tough, competitive and performance-based, and this slab-based policy is a reflection of this strategy.
Category A comprises 38 players, including 10 best performers from the 2019-20 domestic season.
Category B includes 47 players who have played T20 Internationals and have a good first-class season in 2019-20.
Category C includes 71 players who either featured in HBL PSL 2019 and 2020, were amongst the performers of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2019-20 performers or have represented Pakistan in age-group cricket.
Category D boasts all other 26 players who are part of the six Cricket Association sides.