The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has launched a number of new guidelines for the gamers to comply with as a part of their central contracts for 2022-23. In case the gamers violate any of the them, they are going to be subjected to heavy fines and even bans. The senior cricketers, together with captain Babar Azam, objected to a few of the clauses however have now signed the contracts with some adjustments after every week.
The gamers within the decrease class didn’t object to any clauses, however some senior gamers mentioned the matter with their attorneys earlier than signing. Below the brand new legal guidelines, the gamers might be fined between PKR 25,000 to PKR 1,00,000 in case there’s a violation of gown codes in off-field occasions, whereas they are going to be fined PKR 50,000 to PKR 3,00,000 for a violation of the identical in coaching, interviews, and presentation occasions.
In the case of industrial actions, the gamers did object to particular clauses. The foundations state that the gamers might be fined between PKR 2,50,000 to PKR 20,00,000 in case they endorse a product with out PCB’s permission. The nice might be elevated from PKR 5,00,000 to PKR 50,00,000 and a ban of 1 to 5 matches can also be imposed in case it conflicts with any of the board sponsors or companions.
In case the gamers don’t comply with the board-approved clothes or conceal sponsor logos in home or worldwide matches, they are going to be fined PKR 1,50,000 and PKR 10,00,000 or a ban of 1 to 5 matches. There might be an additional addition of a nice of PKR 1,00,000 to PKR 6,00,000 for using unauthorized brand on the cricket equipment or any a part of the tools in a world or home match.
If the gamers are concerned in unethical actions like playing or match-fixing, a nice of PKR 2,00,000 to PKR 20,00,000 or a ban of 1 to 5 matches might be imposed.
Foul language, inappropriate conduct to result in hefty fines
In the meantime, disobeying the selections of the umpires or displaying dangerous conduct, threatening match officers, gamers or spectators, elevating arms, or trying to take action, will result in a nice between PKR 5,00,000 to PKR 50,00,000 or banned for 3 to eight matches.
In case a participant makes use of foul language towards any participant, match official, PCB official, or fan, there might be a nice of PKR 5,00,000 to PKR 50,00,000 and a ban of 1 to 5 matches. In case a participant refuses to take a doping or health check or disobeys every other order of the PCB, they are going to be fined PKR 1,50,000 to PKR 10,00,000.
There might be a nice of PKR 7,50,000 to PKR 50,00,000 or a ban for 3 to eight matches in case there’s using unlawful medication, distribution or taking unapproved drugs, dietary supplements, and many others. from the medical skilled of the board. Additional, participation in cricket matches with out the permission of the board will lead to a nice of PKR 5,00,000 to 50,00,000 or a ban of 1 to 5 years. A nice of PKR 50,000 to PKR 20,00,000 might be imposed for utilizing a cell phone within the dressing room or every other prohibited place throughout a match.