The Pakistan Cricket Board has launched its new No Objection Certificate (NOC) coverage in accordance to which all centrally contracted gamers will likely be allowed to participate in a maximum of 4 international leagues, together with the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
In a media launch, the PCB stated that in the brand new coverage, the NOC requests will come via the International Cricket Operations division and the nationwide head coach/group administration, who will perform due diligence with respect to participant workload and worldwide commitments.
“As per NOC policies around the world, the Chief Executive of the board will then be the final approving authority at the final stage of the process.”
The PCB additionally stated that home gamers contracted by the cricket associations will likely be required to instantly strategy their respective associations for any NOC approvals in the primary occasion.
“Input and suggestions will then be sought from the cricket operations division, earlier than transferring to the final stage of the approval course of.
For home gamers, who don’t function in purple-ball cricket however are white-ball regulars, it’s has been made obligatory for them to commit to home 50-over and 20-over competitions in order to be eligible for NOCs, the board stated.
“As per the ICC rules, each inactive and retired cricketers would require NOCs from the PCB for ICC accepted occasions. However, the PCB will problem NOCs to gamers who’ve been retired for 24 months or extra, except there are compelling causes which the PCB could have to present in writing.”
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan stated that the brand new coverage is a versatile, balanced and complete one which addresses as most of the probably eventualities that the board will face.
“We have given primacy and importance to player workload, international and domestic commitments, but at the same time it was important that players are given the opportunities to make additional earnings and develop their skills around the world,” Khan stated.
“I am optimistic that moving forward, all the relevant stakeholders will have clarity and a better understanding of the process. To ensure that we maintain our relationships with cricket boards around the world, once granted, NOC’s will only be revoked if there are any injury concerns, or there are international or domestic playing obligations that need to be fulfilled,” he added.