Sialkot Stallions players unhappy with PCB

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

Karachi: Members of the Sialkot Stallions team that went to South Africa late last year to play in the Champions League Twenty20, remain unhappy with the share given to them from the appearance fee of USD 500,000 by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

A well-placed source said that the Sialkot Stallions had only been paid USD 100,000 from the appearance fee of USD 500,000 received by the PCB from the organisers of the CLT20.

"The USD 100,000 was distributed among the players and officials who went with the team," the source said.

He added that the players, in particular, had expected another installment from the board from the appearance fee but so far nothing has come their way.

"The players were expecting they would get at least half of the USD 500,000 appearance fee but so far this has not happened," the source said.

Former Pakistan Test captain Shoaib Malik had led the Sialkot Stallions side in the CLT20 but the team failed to qualify for the main rounds.

Sialkot Stallions became the first domestic team from Pakistan to be allowed to compete in the tournament by the organisers, which include the boards of India, South Africa and Australia.

A official in the board, on condition of anonymity said the PCB had done nothing unusual.