Mohammad Hafeez highest paid Pakistani cricketer in 2015-16

It may come as a big surprise but Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez is the highest paid cricketer in 2015-16. He bagged a mammoth amount of 39 million Pakistani rupees from Pakistan Cricket Board. Around 46 cricketers received 550 million rupees as their fees across formats as per the documents received by the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Co-ordination from PCB for the financial year 2015-16. And the players featuring for Pakistan in all the three formats of the game have claimed huge amounts. READ MORE: Mohammad Hafeez gets trolled on Twitter for dropping Alastair Cook s catch

Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed got paid 33 million rupees while all-rounder Shahid Afridi fetched approximately 18 million rupees. The papers also corroborate that the PCB is massively supporting domestic cricket in Pakistan. Other players who earned hefty amount are Azhar Ali (30 million rupees), Younis Khan (24 million), Misbah-ul-Haq (24 million), Ahmed Shehzad (28 million), Wahab Riaz (29 million), Shoaib Malik (26 million), Asad Shafiq (20 million), Rahat Ali (17 million), Mohammad Irfan (15 million), Umar Akmal (18 million), Junaid Khan (13 million), Zulfiqar Babar (11 million), Anwar Ali (12 million), Muhamamd Rizwan (14 million). READ MORE: Pakistan Cricket team celebrates Eid in England

Some players are also encountering few problems with federal taxation and revenue officials for not revealing their exact earnings or evasion of wealth taxes.