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PCB Cash Incentive: PCB to honour Babar Azam & Co with cash incentives for exceptional performance in T20 WC, South Africa

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PCB Cash Incentive: Pakistan might have lost in the T20 World Cup semifinals but they did enough to impress everyone. They were favourites to win the title at one stage with the demolition of India. Hence, the Pakistan Cricket Board will honour every member of the team with captain Babar Azam attending the event. PCB chairman Ramiz Raja will present them Rs 1.5 million each. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates

Apart from T20 World Cup show, Pakistan demolished Bangladesh in their own backyard with a clean sweep. Babar Azam & Co also won the ODI and T20I series against South Africa in the rainbow nation. The team also won the Test series against South Africa at home.

PCB Cash Incentive: PCB to honour Babar Azam & Co with cash incentives for exceptional performance in T20 WC, South Africa

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“The reception to honour the top cricketers is meant to recognise the services of all those cricketers who have helped the team stand tall in almost all the formats of the game,” a PCB official was quoted saying by GeoTV.

PCB Cash Incentive: PCB to honour Babar Azam & Co with cash incentives for exceptional performance in T20 WC, South Africa

During 2021 season, Pakistan won 20 of 29 T20Is including a semifinal finish in the T20 World Cup. In Tests, Babar Azam & Co 7 out of nine matches. In ODIs, their performance dipped but skipper Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman set examples with excellent innings.

“Barring some brief hiccups, the team members have given exceptional performance throughout the year. Be it T20 World Cup performance, Test matches performance at home and abroad, the team has shown exceptional courage in all the departments of the game,” 

PCB Cash Incentive: PCB to honour Babar Azam & Co with cash incentives for exceptional performance in T20 WC, South Africa

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The PCB has invited the 15 members of the core team besides two Test specialists Abid and Sajjid Khan at a reception to hand out the incentives. However, pacer Harris Rauf and batsman Fakhar Zaman will not be attending the event due to BBL 2022 commitments. Rauf is playing for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League while Zaman is playing for Brisbane Heat.

“Beating South Africa at their own soil and later sweeping through Bangladesh in their own backyard were exceptional achievements that needed to be recognised,” the PCB official added.

PCB Cash Incentive: PCB to honour Babar Azam & Co with cash incentives for exceptional performance in T20 WC, South Africa

With Australia, England, New Zealand and West Indies visiting Pakistan later this year, the nation will be hoping to improve on their performance.

PCB Cash Incentive: PCB to honour Babar Azam & Co with cash incentives for exceptional performance in T20 WC, South Africa

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