Top players say no to contract offers

West Indies Marlon Samuels celebrates after his team’s win over Engalnd in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket tournament at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India, Sunday, April 3, 2016.
Associated Press / Saurabh Das

Top all-rounder batsmen, Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo and all-rounder Carlos Braithwaite have turned down central contracts from the West Indies Cricket Board.

The three players were recently with the Test team in against Pakistan in Sharjah.

The WICB now has 12 men and 15 women on central contracts for the period up to September 30, 2017.

The central contracts for men range from US$100,000 to US$150,000, while contracts for women ranged from US$12,000 to US$30,000.

The contracts are based on performances from Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 2016.

The WICB also has 90 additional players on contract for the six franchises and their salaries range from US$15,600 to US$30,000. Those players are part of the first-class set up.

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