salary of indian cricketers – For the first time, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced to make the match fees of female cricketers at par with that of male cricketers. This decision of BCCI is being seen as giving equal rights to women in sports.
How much salary do Indian cricketers get? so let’s know
After the announcement of BCCI, people are trying to know how much salary Indian cricketers get? So let us know how much our star players earn by playing cricket.
Indian Cricketers Income – Cricketers in India hold no lesser status than a superstar. In such a situation, their earnings are also in crores. Cricketers earn from advertising, sponsorship, brand ambassadors, cricket match fees and playing in various leagues.
BCCI pays international and domestic level players under the grading system. BCCI has made 4 grades, which include A plus, A, B, C grade.
There is a grading system in the central contract (BCCI Grading System)
BCCI pays Rs 7 crore annually to A+ grade players. At the same time, Grade A players get 5 crores annually, Grade B players get 3 crores annually, Grade C players get one crore rupees annually.
Talking about Grade A Plus, there are three players in it, including Virat Kohli, Captain Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah.
While in Grade A, R. Ashwin, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Shami are included.
Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammad Siraj, Ishant Sharma are included in Grade B.
Grade C includes Shikhar Dhawan, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Yuzvendra Chahal, Wriddhiman Saha, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Deepak Chahar.
Millions of rupees are also available for match fees (Cricketer Match Fees)
Apart from this basic salary, Indian cricketers also get match fees. Every Indian player gets 15 lakh rupees for a test match. Players get Rs 6 lakh for every ODI match. At the same time, every player gets a match fee of Rs 3 lakh for a T20 match.
Difference in the amount of central contract of men and women cricketers continues
Now Indian women cricketers will also get 15 lakh rupees for every test match like men cricketers, whereas till now women cricketers used to get a fee of 4 lakh rupees for a test match.
6 lakh for ODI and 3 lakh for T20. However, right now there is a big difference in the central contract. While Indian male cricketers get contracts worth crores of rupees, women cricketers currently get 50 lakhs in A grade, 30 lakhs in B grade and 10 lakhs in C grade.
What is the salary of domestic players (Domestic Cricketer Salary)
Talking about the salary of domestic players, there are three categories of salary. In which senior players, who have played more than 40 matches, get a match fee of Rs 60,000.
On the other hand, Under 23 players get 25 thousand and Under 19 players get 20 thousand rupees match fee. Talking about female domestic players, they used to get 20 thousand rupees for every match.
Now after the announcement of BCCI, they can also get match fees in three categories like male players.