New Delhi: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have been included in the A Plus grade. Both these batsmen will be given 7 crore rupees annually. Apart from this, match fees are also included. The players of Team India are given 6 lakh rupees per match of ODI. Last year, Virat Kohli earned Rs 1.30 crore from ODI matches in addition to the annual fees.
Earlier, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Thursday, has announced an annual contract for the 2020-21 season. The BCCI has tied up with a total of 28 players for the period from October 2020 to September 2021.
The cricket governing body has divided more than two dozen players into four categories. The world’s richest cricket board has also included three players this time in Grade A Plus.
World No. 1 batsman Babar Azam has the lowest contract of the year in the top 10 players. According to reports, Babur Azam gets about 56 lakh rupees annually. Babar Azam became the No.1 batsman in the world, surpassing Virat Kohli on 14 April. The special thing is that Babur Azam is also moving fast in the T20 rankings. They are ranked third in the T20 rankings. Instead, he is surprised to get the lowest salary.
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor is ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings. He gets around Rs 1.81 crore from New Zealand cricket. At the same time, Australia’s Storm batsman Aron Finch gets Rs 4.87 crore annually from Cricket Australia. England batsman Johnny Bairstow is in sixth place in the ICC rankings. They are given around 9.53 crore rupees annually.
Pakistan’s batsmen jumped five places and are now in seventh position. The annual contract of Fakhar Zaman is about 32 lakh rupees. Faf du Plessis is the South African batsman at this place. Those who are given 3.35 crores annually. However, this year du Plessis is out of the South Africa cricket contract. However, it would not be wrong to say that cricket is a great career. But consensual performance is also a big challenge in this.