KARACHI: According to Newsone, senior player and all rounder Muhammad Hafeez who was demoted to Category B under the new central contract, is pondering not to sign the contract.
According to sources privy to development, Hafeez has expressed strong reservations over the new contract which demoted him to the second tier category.
It is pertinent to mention that 37-year-old, who did not feature in any of Pakistan’s five one-day internationals against Zimbabwe despite being part of a much-rotated squad, was featured in Category B alongside Faheem Ashraf, Asad Shafiq, Hasan Ali, Fakhar Zaman and Shadab Khan.
On Monday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced new central contracts for the upcoming year 2018-19.
A total of 33 players across five categories were included in the central contract.
Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Amir, Yasir Shah and Babar Azam were included in Category A.