ISLAMABAD, Jun 16 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday discarded all speculations about the national players to be given new central contracts before the upcoming tour of England.

According to reports, the PCB had decided to renew the central contracts of cricketers before England series which are due to expire on June 30.

However talking to APP, PCB’s Media Director Amjad Bhatti said the central contracts won’t be given to the players before the upcoming England tour.

Speaking about Test Skipper Misbah ul Haq’s retirement, Bhatti said Misbah will be talking on this matter at a funtion on Friday.

Responding to a question, he said he is unsure whether Misbah would be retiring or not after the England series.