The Pakistan Cricket Board has issued a new policy regarding NOC regarding participation of players in the Central Contract and Domestic Cricket Contract, which will enable them to participate in four international leagues.
Following the 57th meeting of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Board of Governors, the policy was approved which would allow Pakistani cricketers to participate in 4 international leagues, including PSL.
Under the policy, the initial action on the player’s request from the NOC will be to the International Cricket Operations and head coach or team management of the national team, after which the team management will review the application including all the workload of the player. Will review.
According to a board statement, the PCB chief executive will have the authority to approve the final application even if it is approved by the head coach or team management.
Domestic Cricket Contracting players will also have to contact their Cricket Association for approval of the NOC and only after approval of the associations will this request be sent to the Cricket Operations and Chief Executive respectively for further action.
The board has imposed conditions for the acquisition of the NOC, as well as for players who have withdrawn from the test.
According to the PCB, the players receiving the NOC must indicate availability for the national ODI and T20 tournaments.
Under the ICC rules, PCBs will also be required to retire or participate in cricket activities for participation in foreign leagues.
PCB chief executive Wasim Khan termed the policy as comprehensive and parallel, saying that we preferred the players’ workload, including their national and international engagements, but at the same time made extra money to players and worldwide. Also provided an opportunity for expression of capabilities.
However, the PCB’s chief executive made it clear that any player would have full authority to cancel the NOC, irrespective of injury concerns or national and international sanctions.