Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener should take a 25 % pay reduce after the nation’s cricket board determined to slash salaries of the nationwide workforce’s help workers to deal with the monetary impression of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In truth, the salaries may very well be slashed by 50 % if Afghanistan’s June tour of Zimbabwe is cancelled because the Cricket Board (ACB) is discovering it troublesome to handle prices.
“That is a part of our price saving technique as now we have been additionally impacted by the Covid-19 disaster,” ACB chief government Lutfullah Stanikzai advised ESPNcricinfo.
“We’ve determined to chop 25 per cent (of the wage for the coaches) for Could, 50 per cemt for June if we’re not in a position to resume worldwide cricket. We’ll try to maintain them for so long as our monetary scenario permits.”
Other than the previous South African all-rounder, others who can be affected by the pay reduce are batting coach H D Ackermann and assistant coach Nawroj Mangal.
In response to the report, ACB has paid all its centrally contracted gamers for the primary quarter of 2020 however their retainership construction may very well be reviewed if the 5 T20I tour of Zimbabwe would not go forward.
As of now, 32 senior males and 55 home cricketers have gotten contracts from the board.