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Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and all-rounder Shoaib Malik have been axed from the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) central contract list.
Veteran batsman Younis Khan was demoted from a Category A to a Category B contract, while it was the other way around for pace bowler Junaid Khan.
Apart from Akmal and Malik, Imran Farhat, Aizaz Cheema and Taufeeq Umar were also not included in the list of centrally contracted players.
Category A (Rs 449, 218 per month): Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan
Category B (Rs 314,452): Younis Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul
Category C (Rs 179,687): Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Adnan Akmal, Khurram Manzoor, Nasir Jamshed, Abdur Rehman
Category D (Rs 89,843) : Sohaib Maqsood, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Bilawal Bhatti, Sharjeel Khan, Zulfiqar Babar, Fawad Alam, Ehsan Adil, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Raza Hasan, Umar Amin, Haris Sohail, Rahat Ali, Shaan Masood, Mohammad Talha, Anwar Ali