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Do you know the salary of Indian Cricketers?

12-OCT-2018 13:03
    Indian Cricketers

    After football, Cricket is the most favourite sports in the world. The sport of Cricket is full of glamour and wealth, that’s why every youngster in India wants to become a Cricketer. The BCCI gives salaries to cricketers based on their performance in matches as this encourages them to play better and win acclaim for the country.

    The high level Committee of Administrators set up by Supreme Court of India have announced the contract and salaries of the cricketers from Sept. 2017 to Ocrober 2018.

    BCCI has divided the contracted players into 4 categories i.e. A+, A, B and C. As per new contract, player of A+ grade will get Rs. 7 cr. per year, A grade player will get Rs. 5 cr. per year and B grade player will get Rs. 3 cr per year while C grade player will get Rs. 1 cr annually.

    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

    indian cricket match fee structure

    Those players who perform well are classified under Grade A category. Till date only four players were included in this list viz. Virat Kohli, R. Ashwin, Dhoni and A. Rahane. Currently this number has been increased to seven. New contract has been applied since October 2016.

    Grade A+: This is a new category.

    1. Mr Virat Kohli

    2. Mr Rohit Sharma

    3. Mr Shikhar Dhawan

    4. Mr Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    5. Mr Jasprit Bumrah

     Grade A Players are:

    1. Mr Ravichandran Ashwin

    2. Mr Ravindra Jadeja

    3. Mr Murali Vijay

    4. Mr Cheteshwar Pujara

    5. Mr Ajinkya Rahane

    6. Mr MS Dhoni

    7. Mr Wridhhiman Saha

    Grade B Players are:
    1. Mr KL Rahul

    2. Mr Umesh Yadav

    3. Mr Kuldeep Yadav

    4. Mr Yuzvendra Chahal

    5. Mr Hardik Pandya

    6. Mr Ishant Sharma

    7. Mr Dinesh Karthik

    Grade C Players are:

    1. Mr Kedar Jadhav

    2. Mr Manish Pandey

    3. Mr Axar Patel

    4. Mr Karun Nair

    5. Mr Suresh Raina

    6. Mr Parthiv Patel

    7. Mr Jayant Yadav

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    How much money players get when they play a Test Match, 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.

    fee of indian cricket match

    Image source:bcci

    Note: The important point to be noted here is that money given under the BCCI contract and the money paid for each match is given separately.

    If a player scores a century in ODI or Test Match, he get Rs. 5 lakh as bonus irrespective of the grade to which he belongs. On taking five wickets, a bonus of five lakh rupees and on scoring a double century a bonus of Rs. 7 lakh is given to the player.

    Bonus on Team Performance

    BCCI also gives performance based bonuses. If a player scores half or full century against top ranked team, he may get a hike of 30-60% in his salary. It is clear that BCCI awards different bonuses based on achievements. Further, on retirement, it provides pension also

    How much Fee is paid to Team India (Senior Women)

     Introduction of a new categor : C


      Grade A

      Grade B 

      Grade C

     Oct 2017 to Sept 2018

      INR 50 Lakhs

      INR 30 Lakhs

      INR 10 Lakhs

    Plyaers of Indian Women Cricket Team get the fee/Year, mentioned below;







    Ms Mithali Raj


    Ms Jhulan Goswami


    Ms Harmanpreet Kaur


    Ms Smriti Mandhana






    Ms Poonam Yadav


    Ms Veda Krishnamurthy


    Ms Rajeshwari Gayakwad


    Ms Ekta Bisht


    Ms Shikha Pandey


    Ms Deepti Sharma







    Ms Mansi Joshi


    Ms Anuja Patil


    Ms Mona Meshram


    Ms Nuzhat Parveen


    Ms Sushma Verma


    Ms Punam Raut


    Ms Jemimah Rodrigues


    Ms Pooja Vastrakar


    Ms Taniya Bhatia

    Thus the revenue figures mentioned above shows that cricket has a huge money and fame as compare to other sports in India. This is the only reason that big corporate house are much interested in sponsoring the players and tournaments related to cricket.

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