Team India’s central contract announced, Jadeja promoted, Rahul suffers big loss
While on one hand players like Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya got promotion in BCCI central contract, on the other hand KL Rahul suffered a loss. Rahul has now been moved from A to B category. Apart from this, Shardul Thakur’s name is also among the players going down. Shardul was earlier in B category, which has now been put in C.
Rahane and Bhuvi did not get contract
Along with this, BCCI has not made some senior players a part of its contract. The names of Ajinkya Rahane, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mayank Agarwal are included in this list. Whereas Sanju Samson, Arshdeep Singh Ishan Kishan and KS Bharat were included in the C category.
How much amount will the players get in any category
In the Central Contract of BCCI, different annual amounts are given to the players included in different categories. The highest fees are received by the players of A+ category. In this category, 7 crores are given to the players by the BCCI. While the players in A category get 5 crores while the players included in B get 3 crores. Whereas the player with C category is given 1 crore.
grade A plus –Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja
grade A- Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel
grade B– Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammad Siraj, Suryakumar Yadav, Shubman Gill
Grade C- Shikhar Dhawan, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav