Indian Cricketer’s Salary – List of BCCI Contracted Players
October 31, 2017
Indian Cricketer’s Salary
Recently Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) announced annual player’s contract list for 2017. As per the new contract list issued by the Committee of Administrators (COA), there are 7 players in Grade A, which was 4 in number from earlier contracts.
While Indian captain Viral Kohli, dashing MS Dhoni, Bowler Ashwin, Middle wall Ajinkya Rahane maintained their spots in Grade A, Jadeja, Murali Vijay and Chateshwar Pujara are the new entries into Grade A section.
It’s big and successful Jump for Jadeja, All rounder from Grade C to Grade A.
The Annual retainer amounts were increased for all categories, in which Grade A players will be paid Rs 2 Crore per annum, Grade B will be paid Rs 1 Crore per annum and Grade C will be paid Rs 50 Lakh per annum, which is double the amounts paid that in earlier years, COA added.
Left handed all rounder Suresh Raina, who was in Grade B last year, has got no contract this time. Off spinner Harbhajan singh removed from the list. Yuvraj Singh has retained his place with Grade B Contract.
List of centrally contracted players by BCCI
Grade A ( Rs 2 Crore) – 7 Players
Grade B ( Rs 1 Crore) – 9 Players
Grade C ( Rs 50 Lakh) – 16 Players
Cricket is the most popular game in India and in fact it is eventually like a religion. It’s all because of amazing performances of our team in ODI’s T20’s as well as Test matches. In this year, except Champions Trophy against Pakistan, our team has played very well and got top rankings in all the three formats.
The earning of Indian cricket players is not just limited to this contract. IPL has helped in huge way these guys in increasing their bank account balances. Apart from these, advertisements and endorsements are extra incomes.
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