The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) released the details of payments made to Indian cricketers, coaches, support staff and external agencies in the month of August. Since the new Grade system coming to effect, it was first such announcement by BCCI.

 

Virat Kohli is the highest paid Indian cricketer

Skipper Virat Kohli is the most paid having received Rs 1,25,04,964 as his match fees for the South Africa series as well as the prize money from ICC.

Breakdown of payments made to Virat Kohli:

Rs 65,06,808: Match fees for South Africa Test series

Rs 30,70,456: Match fees for South Africa ODI series

Rs 29,27,700: ICC Test Ranking prize money received

 

How much did coach Ravi Shastri pocketed?

BCCI announced the head coach, Shastri was paid a whopping sum of 2.05 crore INR as advance fees for a duration of three months for his services.

 

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Indian Cricketers salaries and award money from ICC

Indian players were handed their shares from the central contract besides award money for securing the no.1 spot in the ICC Rankings. Here are the details.

 

Rohit Sharma

Rs 56,96,808: Match fees for South Africa Test series

Rs 30,70,455: Match fees for South Africa ODI series

Rs 25,13,442: Match fees for Sri Lanka Nidahas Cup

Rs 29,27,700: ICC Test Ranking prize money received

 

Hardik Pandya

Rs 50,59,726: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 60,75,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

Cheteshwar Pujara

Rs 29,27,700: ICC Test Ranking prize money received

Rs 60,80,725: Match fees for South Africa Test series

Rs 92,37,329: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Rs 1,01,25,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

 

Jasprit Bumrah

Rs 1,13,48,573: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 60,75,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

Ishant Sharma

Rs 55,42,397: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 29,27,700: ICC Test Ranking prize money received

Rs 48,44,644: Match fees for South Africa Test series

 

Shikhar Dhawan 

Rs 1,12,23,493: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 27,00,000: Match fees for Sri Lanka tour to India

Rs 1,41,75,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Rs 56,83,848: Match fees for South Africa Test series

Rs 27,14,056: Match fees for South Africa ODI series

Rs 1,18,06,027: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 29,27,700: ICC Test Ranking prize money received

Rs 1,41,75,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

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Ravichandran Ashwin

Rs 52,70,725: Match fees for South Africa Test series

Rs 92,37,329: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 29,27,700: ICC Test Ranking prize money received

Rs 1,01,25,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

Yuzvendra Chahal

Rs 25,05,452: Match fees for South Africa ODI series

Rs 53,42,672: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 60,75,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

Kuldeep Yadav

Rs 25,05,452: Match fees for South Africa ODI series

 

Parthiv Patel 

Rs 43,92,641: Match fees for South Africa Test series

 

Dinesh Kartik 

Rs 53,42,672: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Rs 60,75,000: Tax-free portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

 

Wriddhiman Saha

Rs 44,34,805: Match fees for India tour to South Africa

 

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