LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a pay hike for its domestic cricketers. Under the newly-announced financial package, a domestic player in the playing eleven will be entitled to get Rs 91,000 for one Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first-class match and one-day match, Geo TV reported.

The remaining four players of the 15-member domestic squad will be given Rs 34,750 for each first-class match of the Quaid-e-Azam tournament and one-day match.

While match fees of the domestic players participating in the one-day tournament have increased from Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 per match, players participating in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy have got a hike from Rs 25, 000 to Rs 50,000, per match.

The match fees of players participating in the T20 tournament also saw a hike from Rs 24,000 to Rs 30,000 per match.

According to the new financial package, players participating in the Pakistan Cup one-day tournament will now get a total amount of Rs 35,000 as compared to the previous amount of Rs 30,000.

The prize money awarded to the domestic players for the T20 tournament has also witnessed a hike as each cricketer will now be getting an amount of Rs 5,700,000 as compared to the previous price money of Rs 4,900,000.

Award money for Regional Inter District U-19 Tournament has also been revised from Rs 1,50,000 to Rs 2,50,000.

Earlier this month, the PCB had revised the contracts of its international players and increased their monthly remuneration along with their match fees per game.

The PCB also Tuesday announced the schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 domestic cricket calendar.

The upcoming domestic season includes the Regional Inter-District Senior (three-day), Inter Region U-19 (one-day and three-day), Pentangular U-19 T20 Cup, Regional Inter District U-19 (one-day cup), Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (first class and one-day), Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Grade II, National T20 Cup, Pakistan Cup (one-day), and Patron’s Trophy Grade II.

According to a press release by the PCB, the upcoming domestic cricket season includes:

Regional Inter-District Senior (three-day): July 01 - 31, 2018 (all over Pakistan)

Inter-Region U-19 (one-day): August 01 - 28, 2018 (Karachi/Rawalpindi/ Islamabad)

Inter-Region U-19 (three-day): September 01 - October 09, 2018 (Sindh/ Punjab)

Pentangular U-19 T20 Cup: October 21 - 27, 2018 (Multan)

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (first class) and Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (one-day): September 01 - December 08, 2018 (all over Pakistan)

National T20 Cup: December 10 - 25, 2018 (Karachi)

Regional Inter District U-19 (one-day): January 01 - 20, 2019 (all over Pakistan)

Pakistan Cup (one-day): April 02 - 14, 2019 (Faisalabad/Multan)

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Grade II: April 16 - May 15, 2019 (Sindh/Punjab)

Patron's Trophy Grade II: April 16 - May 07, 2019 (Sindh/Punjab).