Pakistan cricketers get cash awards for thrashing India

The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced special cash prizes for members of the national team that recently played the two Twenty20s and three-match ODI series in India.

The PCB said in a statement that chairman Zaka Ashraf had approved special cash prizes of 500,000 rupees for each member of the Pakistan team that drew the two T20 and won the ODI series in India.

Reuters

Besides these cash awards, special cash bonuses of 500,000 rupees each were also given to T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez, pacers Junaid Khan and Mohammad Irfan, opener Nasir Jamshed and off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for their outstanding performances in India.

Jamshed scored back to back centuries in the ODI series while Junaid and Irfan tormented the Indian batsmen throughout the series.

The PCB has also announced cash prizes of 250,000 for each member of the team management.

The PCB is also holding its first annual awards on Saturday with the chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Dave Richardson scheduled to come down for the event on special invitation from the board.

PTI

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