PCB announces cash rewards for Test-winning team

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board announced a prize money worth 500,000 rupees ($5,900) for each player in the team that defeated Australia by three wickets in the second Test at Leeds, England.

Pakistan levelled the two-Test series at 1-1 under new captain Salman Butt on Saturday when they chased down a target of 180 runs for the loss of seven wickets on the fourth day at Headingley.

It was Pakistan’s first victory in a Ttest against Australia in 15 years.

PCB chairman Ijaz Butt said in a statement that the non-playing members of the squad and team officials will also receive 250,000 rupees ($2,950). —AP

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