Pakistan cricketers donate bonus to floods relief

ijazz-buttISLAMABAD: The Pakistan cricket team has donated win bonuses worth 4,625,000 rupees ($54,400) to the floods relief effort in the country.

The Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement Tuesday that all players and officials had agreed to pledge half of their personal bonuses from the victory over England in the third test last week.ijazz-butt
PCB chairman Ijaz Butt had already announced that players would be awarded 500,000 rupees ($5,900) for beating England at The Oval, in London, and non-playing members and officials would receive 250,000 rupees ($2,950).
The board last week announced it would donate 11,420,000 rupees ($134,000) to the floods relief on behalf of players and its employees. -AP

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