Do you know the salary of 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 March 2019.

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

New contract has been applied since March 2019.

Grade A+: This is a new category. (Rs. 7 cr. per year)

1. Mr Virat Kohli

2. Mr Rohit Sharma

3. Mr Jasprit Bumrah

Grade A Players are: (Rs. 5 cr. per year)

1. MS Dhoni

2. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

3. R. Ashwin

4. Ravindra Jadeja

5. Cheteshwar Pujara

6. Ajinkya Rahane

7. Shikhar Dhawan

8. Mohammed Shami

9. Ishant Sharma

10. Kuldeep Yadav

11. Rishabh Pant

Grade B Players are: (Rs. 3 cr. per year)
1. KL Rahul

2. Umesh Yadav

3. Kuldeep Yadav

4. Yuswendra Chahal

5. Hardik Pandya

Grade C Players are: (Rs. 1 cr. per year)

1. Kedar Jadhav

2. Dinesh Karthik

3. Ambati Rayudu

4. Manish Pandey

5. Hanuma Vihari

6. Khalil Ahmed

7. wriddhiman Saha

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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.

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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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