BCCI Announces Annual Player Contract: Virat, Rohit, Bumrah In A+ CategoryCricket

March 08, 2019 10:52
BCCI Announces Annual Player Contract: Virat, Rohit, Bumrah In A+ Category

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Committee of Administrators (CoA) for Board of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) appointed by Supreme Court on Thursday announced the Annual Player Contracts for the period from October 2018 to September 2019. 

Major part of the contracts is BCCI retained just three players in the A+ category i.e Captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah with Rs 7 crore each per annum. These three are arguably top players in Indian Cricket team at present.

Shikar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were part of A+ category last season but now were relegated to A category, which is Rs 5 crore each annually.

Shikar Dhawan was dropped from the Test team after the England series, while Kumar too doesn’t feature regularly in Tests anymore off late.

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, who were suspended by the CoA for controversial comments on a TV talk show, will remain in B category which is Rs 3cr annually

A total of 25 players featured in the central contracts.

Full List:

Grade A + Players (Rs 7 Crore)

Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma

Jasprit Bumrah

Grade A Players (Rs 5 Crore)

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravichandran Ashwin

Cheteshwar Pujara

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Ajinkya Rahane

MS Dhoni

Shikhar Dhawan

Ishant Sharma

Mohammed Shami

Kuldeep Yadav

Rishabh Pant

Grade B Players (Rs 3 Crore)

KL Rahul

Umesh Yadav

Yuzvendra Chahal

Hardik Pandya

Grade C Players (Rs 1 Crore)

Kedar Jadhav

Manish Pandey

Hanuma Vihari

Dinesh Karthik

Khaleel Ahmed

Ambati Rayudu

Wriddhiman Saha

By Sai Kumar

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