The leading batsman has thanked Pakistan Cricket Board for promoting him, saying that hard work always pays off.
Taking to Twitter, Fawad Alam said: “ Alhamdulillah! Can't thank Allah enough for always being in my favour and granting me success. Hard work pays off indeed. Thank you @TheRealPCB for elevating me to category C of the PCB’s Central Contract list 2020-21,”.
Mohammad Rizwan, the wicket keeper, has also been promoted to Category A in the latest list. He is one of the scorer in the Tests with 529 runs in seven matches at an average of 52. 90 while he is overall the third leading run-scorer in T20Is with 325 runs at an average of 65 and strike-rate of just under 139. He scored 25 runs in the three ODIs against Zimbabwe.
According to PCB, the Central Contact for 2020-21 is below:
Category B - Abid Ali (Central Punjab), Asad Shafiq (Sindh), Haris Sohail (Balochistan), Mohammad Abbas (Southern Punjab), Sarfaraz Ahmed (Sindh), Shadab Khan (Northern), Shan Masood (Southern Punjab) and Yasir Shah (Balochistan)
Category C - Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Fawad Alam (Sindh), Iftikhar Ahmed (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Imad Wasim (Northern), Imam-ul-Haq (Balochistan), Naseem Shah (Central Punjab) and Usman Shinwari (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Emerging Players’ Category - Haider Ali (Northern), Haris Rauf (Northern) and Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh)