Cricket

Pakistan earn Oz windfall

2014-11-13 15:17
Misbah-ul-Haq (Gallo)

Islamabad - Pakistan's cricket board on Thursday announced a team bonus worth nearly $150 000 to reward the side for their first series win over Australia in 20 years.

Pakistan routed Australia 2-0 in their "home" series in the United Arab Emirates last week to lift themselves to number three in the world Test rankings. 

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said cash awards would be given to the players to recognise the win and individual performances.

"Chairman of the PCB Shaharyar Khan has approved bonus and performance incentives totalling $147 500 to the triumphant Pakistan squad and team management and support staff that beat Australia," said a PCB release.

Pakistan backed up the win over Australia with a thumping 248-run victory against New Zealand in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

All 16 members of the team were given bonuses of $4,900 with Ahmed Shehzad and Sarfraz Ahmed getting an extra $2,450 each for their centuries in the first test.

The PCB also awarded $3,400 to all nine members of the coaching staff led by head coach Waqar Younis and batting coach Grant Flower.

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