Why BCCI is paying Mahendra Singh Dhoni less than Jasprit Bumrah

Why BCCI is paying Mahendra Singh Dhoni less than Jasprit Bumrah

While the cricketers in the A-plus grade will get R7 crore, Grade A, B and C will earn Rs5cr, R3cr and Rs1cr respectively. In the men's senior division, the central contracts of the board has four categories. A domestic player would earn Rs. 35000 per day for first-class and List A games, while those on the bench would earn Rs. 17,500.

Meanwhile, the BCCI also rolled out the names of senior India players in respective categories. MS Dhoni is now in the A category, which is the second category for players.

Five players will recieve Rs 7 Cr annualy from BCCI as they have been placed in the top grade - Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah.

Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Murali Vijay find themselves in Category A after having been among the best-paid Indian cricketers a year ago.

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Cricketers in Grade A+ category will get Rs.7 crore annually while those in Grade A Rs.5 crore.

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently announced a new contract structure, by introducing a new grade, the A+ grade. "The BCCI has taken cognisance of all the reports emerging about Mohammed Shami's personal life". Grade A players which include Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, Harmanpreet Kaur and a new entrant Smriti Mandhana, who will earn INR 50 lakhs per annum, a 35 Lakh increase from the previous contract.

The players in the C Category are Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Karun Nair, Suresh Raina, Parthiv Patel and Jayant Yadav. The official said it is the general body's prerogative to decide on creating the Players Revenue /Compensation Equalisation Fund (PR/CEF) which was initiated by the CoA as stated in the press release.

When the contract details were announced, it came as a surprise to see Dhoni getting paid less than players like Jasprit Bumrah who made his T20 and ODI debut just two years back in January 2016 and played his first test in January 2018.

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