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Indian Cricketers Salaries | Contract Details | How Much A+ Category Cricketers Earn Each Year

BCCI offered new contracts to it’s players, some players lost their contract grades this year. The board of India cricket finalized the list of players they want in central contract system. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah retain A+ category for the year 2022.

Rohit Sharma Captain | Since Kohli leave the captain’s tag from all three formats, Rohit the hitman, earned the captains badge and become captain of all three formats. He will be the highest paid player in the Indian squad how, he will receive extra 25% to 50% match fees as of captain’s bonus.

Contract Renewal | Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Suryakumar Yadav, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar top players that were in Grade B and Grade A contracts since the injuries factor, poor performance and fitness issues create problem for them and they were replaced to Grade C contract in 2022.

Next Contracts | Board of BCCI will update the next contract in March 2023 or June 2023 that will depend on how the team is selected for the upcoming ICC cricket world cup.

BCCI grading system for men’s

Indian cricket team generates money from their sponsorship deal, tv rights deals, and merchandise sales.

CricketersBase SalaryT20 FeesODI FeesTest FeesContract Year
Virat Kohli$1.5m$3.5k$5k$10kMarch, 2023
Rohit Sharma (C)$2m$3.5k$5k$10k March, 2023
Jasprit Bumrah$1.2m $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Ravichandran Ashwin$700k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Ravindra Jadeja $700k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Rishabh Pant $700k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
KL Rahul (VC) $1m $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Mohammad Shami $700k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Cheteshwar Pujara$400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Ajinkya Rahane $400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Axer Patel $400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Shradul Thakur $400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Sheryas Iyer $400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Mohammad Siraj $400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Ishant Sharma $400k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Shikhar Dhawan$130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Umesh Yadav $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Bhuvenushwar Kumar $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Hardik Pandya $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Washington Sundar $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Shubman Gill $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Hanuma Vihari $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Yuzvendra Chahal $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Wriddhiman Saha $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Suryakumar Yadav $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Mayank Agarwal $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023
Deepak Chahar $130k $3.5k $5k $10k March, 2023

The BCCI got the status as a brand of cricket. With a league like IPL, BCCI alone generates enough money to support its financial structure.

Like all boards, BCCI divides cricketers’ central contracts into 4 different categories.

Grade A +Grade AGrade BGrade C
7 Cr5 Cr 3 Cr 1 Cr
International Crickets Salary

Base on the grading system, The payment structure is as under:

Other than the central contract salary, BCCI paid players with match fees and additional bonuses such as:

INR 500K pays for scoring a hundred in a Test or ODI. INR 700K after a player scored a double hundred in the test. 500K INR for 5 wicket haul in Test, ODI, or T20. INR 700Kfor a 10 wicket haul in test matches

FAQs Regarding Indian Cricketers salaries

Q. Who is the highest-paid player on the Indian cricket team?

A. Virat Kohli is the highest-paid Indian cricketer with INR 7 crores in salary.

Q. Is Rohit Sharma in List A+?

A. Yes, Alongside Virat Kohli and Jasmprit Bumrah.

Q. Match fee of ODI, Test, and T20 of Indian players?

A. BCCI pays 6 lakhs for ODI, 15 lakh for Test, and 3 lakh for T20.

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