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BCCI Announces Player Contract List For 2020-21 Season

BCCI Announces Player Contract List For 2020-21 Season
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on April 15 (Thursday) announced the Annual Player Contracts for Team India (Senior Men) for the period from October 2020 to September 2021. Incidentally, there are four grades – A+, A,  B, and C with an annual salary of ₹7 crores, ₹5 crores, ₹3 crores, and ₹1 crore respectively.

Meanwhile, there are three cricketers in Grade A+, 10 cricketers in Grade A, 5 in Grade B, and 10 cricketers in Grade C. Meanwhile, out-of-form spinner Kuldeep Yadav has slipped from Grade A (5 cr) to Grade C (1 cr) while his partner in spin Yuzvendra Chahal has dropped from Grade B to Grade C. Senior fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has mostly struggled with injuries has slipped from Grade A to B.

Team India captain Virat Kohli, limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma, and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah have been awarded Grade A+ category where they will earn ₹7 crores. On the other hand, Manish Pandey, who has struggled to find a place has been removed from the contract list along while young fast bowler T Natarajan, who made his debut across all the formats didn’t find a place in the BCCI contract.

Here are the payment structures of Team India cricketers as per the new BCCI contract:

Team India (Senior Men)

 PeriodGrade A + Grade AGrade B Grade C
Oct 2020 to Sept 2021INR 7 CrINR 5 CrINR 3 CrINR 1 Cr

Distribution of  Annual Player Contracts Team India (Senior Men)

A+1Mr. Virat Kohli
2Mr. Rohit Sharma
3Mr. Jasprit Bumrah
A1Mr. Ravichandran Ashwin
2Mr. Ravindra Jadeja
3Mr. Cheteshwar Pujara
4Mr. Ajinkya Rahane
5Mr. Shikhar Dhawan
6Mr. K L Rahul
7Mr. Mohd. Shami
8Mr Ishant Sharma
9Mr Rishabh Pant
10Mr Hardik Pandya
B1Mr. Wriddhiman Saha
2Mr. Umesh Yadav
3Mr. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
4Mr. Shardul Thakur
5Mr. Mayank Agarwal
C1Mr. Kuldeep Yadav
2Mr. Navdeep Saini
3Mr. Deepak Chahar
4Mr. Shubhman Gill
5Mr. Hanuma Vihari
6Mr. Axar Patel
7Mr. Shreyas Iyer
8Mr. Washington Sundar
9Mr. Yuzvendra Chahal
10Mr. Md. Siraj

more to follow…

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