Pakistan cricketers to donate Rs 5 million to government’s coronavirus fund
By: PTI | Karachi |

Updated: March 26, 2020 11:51:30 am


PCB will accumulate the funds and deposit it to the government’s coronavirus fund. (Source: File Photo)

Pakistan’s centrally-contracted cricketers will contribute Rs 5 million to the nationwide government’s emergency fund to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani on Wednesday stated other than centrally-contracted gamers contributing Rs 5 million, the staff within the board, up to the senior supervisor stage, will contribute their in the future’s wage.

Those employed as normal managers or on greater posts will give two days’ wage to the fund.

“The PCB will accumulate all these funds and deposit it to the government’s coronavirus fund,” he stated.

Pakistan has recorded greater than 1,000 optimistic circumstances of the lethal virus, which has claimed greater than 19,000 lives all around the world.

“It is the history of the cricket board that we always stand by the government in difficult times,” Mani stated.

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The PCB has already given its excessive performances centre in Karachi on the nationwide stadium to be utilized by paramedical employees working on the particular coronavirus hospital arrange on the expo centre within the within the metropolis.

Mani stated although cricket has been disrupted by the virus outbreak but it surely was much more vital for the nation to stand by the federal government and in addition take all precautionary steps in the course of the pandemic.

Pakistan’s centrally-contracted gamers are entitled to month-to-month salaries starting from Rs 5 to 12 lakh in addition to match price and different earnings.

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