New Delhi: The players of the Indian women’s cricket team, who made the final of last year’s T20 World Cup in Australia, will get their share in the prize money of five million dollars by the end of this week. A senior official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave this information on Sunday when it was revealed that the players have not yet been paid.
The tournament was held in early 2020
In a news report from Britain’s Telegraph, an official of the Federation of International Cricketer Associations (FICA) was quoted as saying that the BCCI received the prize money for being runners-up in this global competition held in February-March last year. Have not given now. In this prestigious tournament, India was led by Harmanpreet Kaur. The Indian team had to face defeat at the hands of Australia in the final.
No prize money has been received till now
A senior board official told PTI, ‘Members of the Indian women’s cricket team will get their share of the prize money by the end of this week. The process has started and I hope that they will get their share soon. ‘
Asked about the delay, he said, “We received a prize money at the end of last year.” In BCCI, it takes three to four months to pay the players of all teams (all age groups). Since last year, however, the headquarters of BCCI in Mumbai has been closed across the country due to the poor condition of Kovid-19, which has delayed all payments.
A former BCCI official attached to the state unit said, “The women’s team is not paid only. The central contract of the men’s team, international match fees, domestic match fees for men and women, all are taking time due to the current situation. He said, “Even before the situation related to Kovid worsens, the domestic session ended in March and the entire payment would have been done till September.”
He further said, ‘In this case you have to see when the payment was made to the BCCI. If they happen right after the tournament then it is a delay but the process takes some time. And as far as I know, it is so with both men and women.