New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) released the annual contract list of the players of Team India on Thursday. In this list, team captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah have been given A grade contract. Accordingly, these three players will be given 7 crore rupees in the whole year. Let us tell you that the salary of one of these three players is the salary of the entire Pakistani team.
Virat earns more than the entire Pakistani team
Virat Kohli is one of the highest earning players in the world. Even if we do not talk about the money earned from advertisements, then Virat’s year’s earnings are more than the entire Pakistani team. According to the annual contract of the BCCI, A + players get Rs 7 crore, while Grade A players have an agreement of Rs 5 crore. Grade-B and C players get Rs 3 crore and Rs 1 crore respectively.
Pakistan cricket board gives so much money
If seen the way of giving salary of Pakistani Cricket Board (PCB), then it gives money by dividing its players into 3 categories. A grade players get Rs 11 lakh Pakistani (about 5.2 lakh Indian rupees). Whereas, 7.50 lakh Pakistani rupees (3.54 lakh rupees Indian rupees) are found in Pakistan’s B category. The third category is C in which 5.50 lakh Pakistani rupees (2.6 lakh Indian rupees) are found. In the A grade category of Pakistan, Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Azhar Ali are there.
If seen, Pakistan Cricket Board gives close to Rs 7.4 crore to its players throughout the year. According to this, it is almost equal to the annual salary of Virat Kohli.
The BCCI annual list of contracts is as follows:
Grade A Plus (Rs seven crore): Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah
Grade A (Rs five crore): R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya
Grade B (Rupees three crores): Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Mayank Agarwal.
Grade C (Rs one crore): Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Akshar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj.