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| On Dec 28, 2021 4:31 PM IST

Indian cricket players salary – Team India

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Indian cricket players salary – The salary usually determine the worth of the player in any sport. With the commercialization of T20 cricket, the players have got multiple avenues of earning. In Indian cricket, there are 4 categories, A+, A, B, and C divided into 4 different salaries as well.

Indian cricket Players Salary

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has mixed match fees and annual salary for the cricketers. For each test match, a player earns Rs. 15 Lakhs, while it is 6 Lakhs for an ODI, and 3 Lakhs for T20I. It varies for different players as they do not play equal number of matches. It has also been said that Indian cricketers are also rewarded by taking a 5 wicket haul or double century.

Let’s look at Indian cricket players salary details.

Grade A+ Grade A Grade B Grade C
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Mayank Agarwal Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Axar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj

 

Grade A+ – INR 7 Crores

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah

Only 3 cricketers are put in Grade A+, due to their importance and presence in the Indian team across all the 3 formats. Virat and Rohit are captains of the side, while Bumrah has been impressive over the years.

Grade A – INR 5 Crores

A total of 11 cricketers make the cut in Grade A contract of BCCI. Almost all these cricketers are regular members of the Indian squad for the home series as well as away series.

Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya

Grade B – INR 3 Crores

This list includes the players, which are generally a part of the side in one of the formats. The likes of Saha, Umesh, and Thakur, and Mayank play tests, while Bhuvneshwar features in T20Is.

Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Mayank Agarwal

Grade C – INR 1 Crores

The Grade C contract is for those players, who have been improving their performances, but are not yet the permanent members of the Indian team in any of the formats. It includes a total of 10 players for the current contract.

Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Axar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj

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