Indian Cricket Players Salary | Test Match, One Day, Twenty-20
The BCCI has renewed the annual contract of the senior male players.As per recent contract M.S. Dhoni has ignored from the annual contract to apply from October 2019 to September 2020. BCCI has divided the contracted players into 4 categories i.e. A+, A, B, and C.
After football, cricket is the most favorite sport in the world. the game of Cricket is filled with glamour and wealth, that’s why every youngster in India wants to become a Cricketer. The BCCI gives salaries to cricketers supported their performance in matches as this encourages them to play better and win approval for the country.
The BCCI has renewed the annual contract of 27 players for October 2019 to September 2020 period.
Grade A+: These players get Rs. 7 cr. per year
Grade A: These players get Rs. 5 cr. per year
Grade B: These players get Rs. 3 cr. per year
Grade C: These players get Rs. 1 cr. per year
The new contract has been applied since October 2019;
Grade A+: this can be a brand new category. (Rs. 7 cr. per year)1. Mr. Virat Kohli
2. Mr. Rohit Sharma
3. Mr. Jasprit Bumrah
Grade A Players are: (Rs. 5 cr. per year): M.S. Dhoni has been excluded from this list. KL Rahul has been promoted from B to A grade while R. Saha has been promoted from C to B grade.
1. Kuldeep Yadav
2. Chateshwar Pujara
3. Mohammad Shami
4. Ajinkya Rahane
5. KL Rahul
6. Ravindra Jadeja
7. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
8. Ishant Sharma
9. Shikhar Dhawan
10. Ravichandran Ashwin
11. Rishabh Pant
Grade B Players are: (Rs. 3 cr. per year)
1. Umesh Yadav
2. Wriddhiman Saha
3. Mayank Agarwal
4. Hardik Pandya
5. Yuzvendra Chahal
Grade C Players are:
(Rs. 1 cr. per year): There are 8 players during this category including 5 new faces. Last year, there have been 7 players during this group. Khalil Ahmed has been excluded from this category.
1. Kedar Jadhav
2. Washington Sundar
3. Hanuma Vihari
4. Manish Pandey
5. Shreyas Iyer
6. Deepak Chahar
7. Navdeep Saini
8. Shardul Thakur
How much money players get after they play a match game, ODI and Twenty20:-
1. Each player gets Rs. 15 lakh to play a test match
2. Each player gets Rs. 6 lakh to play an O.D.I.
3. Each player gets Rs. 3 lakhs to play a T-20 match.
The important point to be noted here is that cash is given under the BCCI contract and also the money acquired each match is given separately.
If a player scores a century in ODI or match game, he gets Rs. 5 lakh as a bonus no matter the grade to which he belongs. On taking five wickets, a bonus of 5 lakh rupees and on scoring a double century a bonus of Rs. 7 lakh is given to the player.
Bonus on Team PerformanceBCCI also gives performance-based bonuses. If a player scores half or full century against a top-ranked team, he may get a hike of 30-60% in his salary. BCCI awards different bonuses supported achievements. Further, on retirement, it provides pension also
Thus the revenue figures mentioned above shows that cricket has huge money and fame as compared to other sports in India. this is often the sole reason that big corporate houses are much inquisitive about sponsoring the players and tournaments associated with cricket.