Rizwan was earlier in Class ‘B’ however now joins the elite class which additionally contains Pakistan Check captain Babar Azam, batsman Azhar Ali and paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi.
“For the reason that present central contracts had been introduced on 13 Could 2020, Rizwan is Pakistan’s main run-scorer in Checks with 529 runs in seven matches at a median of 52.90, whereas he’s total the third main run-scorer in T20Is with 325 runs at a median of 65 and strike-rate of just below 139. Within the three ODIs towards Zimbabwe, he scored 25 runs,” a Pakistan Cricket Board press launch mentioned on Wednesday.
“Behind the wickets, Rizwan has accounted for 16 batsmen in Checks, three in ODIs and eight in T20Is within the season throughout which Pakistan performed worldwide cricket towards England, Zimbabwe, New Zealand and South Africa. Their upcoming assignments are in South Africa and Zimbabwe.”
Fawad scored centuries towards New Zealand and South Africa, and has now aggregated 320 runs in 11 innings of six Checks. His 102 towards New Zealand within the Boxing Day Check earned him the PCB Particular person Efficiency of 2020 award.
“As a part of its coverage to acknowledge, incentivise and reward high-performing cricketers, the PCB has additionally elevated Fawad Alam from A+ home contract class to Class ‘C’ of the PCB Central Contract Record 2020-21,” the PCB said.
The PCB added that it additionally provided a Class ‘C’ contract Mohammad Hafeez however the Twenrty20 specialist “politely turned it down”, asking he’ll wait until the Board broadcasts its subsequent central contract for 2021-22.
Hafeez has seen a breakdown in his relations with the PCB after he wasn’t thought of for the latest Twenty20 collection towards South Africa as a consequence of variations over following coronavirus SOPs.
“Whereas I’m upset, I totally respect his [Hafeez’s] choice,” PCB chief government Wasim Khan was quoted as saying within the information launch. “
“He needs to attend for the PCB Central Contract 2021-22 checklist, which he’s totally entitled to.”
Up to date Central Contract Record for 2020-21:
Class ‘A’: Azhar Ali (Central Punjab), Babar Azam (Central Punjab), Mohammad Rizwan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).
Class ‘B’: Abid Ali (Central Punjab), Asad Shafiq (Sindh), Haris Sohail (Balochistan), Mohammad Abbas (Southern Punjab), Sarfaraz Ahmed (Sindh), Shadab Khan (Northern), Shan Masood (Southern Punjab) and Yasir Shah (Balochistan).
Class ‘C’: Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Fawad Alam (Sindh), Iftikhar Ahmed (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Imad Wasim (Northern), Imam-ul-Haq (Balochistan), Naseem Shah (Central Punjab) and Usman Shinwari (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).
Rising Gamers’ Class:
Haider Ali (Northern), Haris Rauf (Northern) and Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh).