PCB announces a raise in pensions of Former Pakistani Cricketers

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former Pakistani cricketers to earn a pension of PKR 100,000

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has introduced pleased information for the ex-Pakistani cricketers as directed by Ramiz Raja. The board’s chairman, updating the PCB gamers’ welfare coverage, says that the panel has not forgotten the providers of retired cricketers, therefore, growing their present pensions to PKR 100,000 in all categories.

Former Pakistani Cricketers to earn a pension raise by PKR 100,000

According to the initiative, the cricketers who’ve performed in 10 or fewer Tests will now obtain a month-to-month pension of PKR142,000, gamers who’ve performed between 11 and 20 Tests will obtain PKR148,000 whereas, these, who’ve featured in 21 or more Tests will obtain PKR154,000.

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One of the insurance policies in regard has been amended, as per which, the authorized heirs for the cricketer shall be his partner in case of his demise. The pension shall be transferred to the participant’s widow if any unlucky happens.

Previously, the authorized heirs of the cricketer have been solely entitled to obtain a one-time fee equal to 12 months’ profit calculated in accordance with the bracket underneath which the pension was being paid to the cricketer. It is pertinent to say right here that the cricketers aged 60 or above shall be benefited from the coverage.

In his statements, the PCB chairman narrated that the board is set to take particular care of all its current and previous cricketers. He bestowed thank to the cricketers’ spouses who’ve sacrificed to let their husbands play on a larger degree, serving the homeland first.

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His statements learn,

“It offers me immense pleasure and happiness to announce the rise in pension quantities and different amendments to the PCB Players’ Welfare Policy. With a former cricketer on the helm of Pakistan cricket affairs, the expectation was that I’ll all the time defend and take care of the pursuits and welfare of all current and previous cricketers. I’m delighted that I’ve been capable of fulfil one other of my commitments and have amended the coverage in such a approach that there’ll now be an annual improve in the pension quantities.

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“While bettering the pension quantities, we’ve additionally ensured safety for a cricketer’s widow. As a former cricketer, I do know and perceive the sacrifices of the households, notably the spouses that permit cricketers to fulfil their ambitions and desires of representing their nation on the highest degree. I’m assured this incremental improve of the pension coverage will give a lot of peace and satisfaction to the cricketers in addition to their households.

“The PCB is an institution that has a proud history of respecting and appreciating its cricketers. These amendments to the PCB Players’ Welfare Policy are a testament to our commitment and on behalf of this organisation, I once again assure all retired cricketers that we will continue to support them in any way we can, be it through the PCB Players’ Welfare Policy or the PCB Benevolent Fund, which exists to support and help cricketers facing financial challenges and hardships.”

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