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Indian Cricket Players Salary in 2022 according to the latest central contract by the Board of Control for Cricket in India AKA BCCI

BCCI announced the Central Contract In the month of April 2022. The Board of Control for Cricket in India is the governing body for Cricket in India. It is founded in the year 1928.

Indian Cricket is also known as team India, Men in blue, Blue boys. Indian Cricket achieves ambition many prestigious awards in both Men’s Cricket as well as Women’s Cricket.

Each and every latest details are available in BCCI Annual Central Contract. Indian Former Captain Virat Kohli is the highest-paid Indian cricketer in India. He Comes under the Grade A+ Category which gives Rs 7 Crores to Payers. Along with Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jaspirt Bumrah also come under the Grade A+ Category.

Cricketers in India have a lot of ways to earn & gain more income from other sources like advertising and social media, Brand Promotion, Cricket leagues like IPL, and Many More. So the following player’s List of Salary is only from BCCI Annual Contract List.

Indian Cricket Player’s Salary: BCCI permitted the salary compensation for the Indian cricketers (both Men and women) in view of their performance which reflects their focus to get situated in the BCCI’s evaluating framework and grading system.

BCCI so far announced four grading systems for Men’s cricketers and three grading systems for women’s cricketers.

Check Out The Salary of Indian Cricket Team

Indian Cricketers are segregated into four categories | Indian Cricket Team Salary 2022

  • Grade A+
  • Grade A
  • Grade B
  • Grade C

In brief, Grade A+ players earn Rs 7 Crores, Grade A Rs 5 Crores, Grade B Rs 3 Crores, and Grade C players earn Rs 3 Crores. On the other hand for Female cricketers, the categories are Grade A (Rs 50 Lakhs), Grade A (Rs 30 Lakhs), and Grade C (Rs 10 Lakhs). So All Indian Male and Cricketers are divided into these four categories.

The current captain of the Indian team Rohit Sharma (the hit man) remains in the top category for this season. He has been a consistent member of the Indian team in all three formats of the game and after Virat Kohli‘s resignation from his captaincy, Rohit has been appointed as the captain of all the formats of cricket. He will be earning a salary of INR 7 crore for the said period 2022.

Jasprit Bumrah has become one of the key important players in the Indian setup. He into the limelight a few years back during the Indian Premier League (IPL). His more focus & ability to bowl yorkers make him special & popular and has seamlessly made his place on the Indian side.

Hardik Pandya, who asked to not be considered for national selection after the T20 World Cup 2021 because of his performance, has been moved from Grade A to Grade C, whose annual retainer is Rs 1 crore. Shikhar Dhawan, who is now being considered only for ODI selection, has also moved down from Grade A to Grade C.

The demotions mean the duo has taken an 80 per cent hit to their annual retainer salaries as per the update in the month of March 2022

Again there was a great performance from the above cricketers in the latest match made them get more salary and helped to improve their Scorecard & Grade accordingly.

Indian Cricket Players Grade And Salary (Men’s)

Here’s the list of Grades in the Indian Cricket Team Men’s

Grade A+ | 7 Crore

1 Mr Virat Kohli
2 Mr Rohit Sharma
3 Mr Jasprit Bumrah

Grade A | ₹ 5 Crore

1 Ajinkya Rahane
2 Cheteshwar Pujara
3 Hardik Pandya
4 Ishant Sharma
5 KL Rahul
6 Mohammed Shami
7 Shikhar Dhawan
8 Rishabh Pant
9 Ravindra Jadeja
10 Ravichandran Ashwin

Grade B | ₹ 3 Crore

1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
2 Mayank Agarwal
3 Shardul Thakur
4 Umesh Yadav
5 Wriddhiman Saha

Grade C | ₹ 1 Crore

1 Kuldeep Yadav
2 Navdeep Saini
3 Deepak Chahar
4 Shubman Gill
5 Hanuma Vihari
6 Axar Patel
7 Shreyas Iyer
8 Washington Sundar
9 Yuzvendra Chahal
10 Md. Siraj

Virat Kohli, the main dynamic cricketer to be named in the Top 5 Richest Cricketer in India for the year 2022.

BCCI has increased the match fee for women cricketers in 2022. Senior women (playing XI) will get INR 20,000 per match day where they were receiving INR 12,500 before.

The performances of the Indian women’s team in the last 4-5 years have brought back the great interest of cricket fans in women’s cricket. In the 2017 ODI World Cup and 2020 T20 World Cup, the Indian team emerged as the runner-up. This has certainly helped them to increase brand value and remunerations by BCCI.

Smriti Mandhana a pillar of the Indian women’s cricket team, reportedly has an annual salary (contract) of 50 lakhs given by the BCCI. It is not known how much the Indian batter has charged for her appearances in Australian, Indian, and English franchise competitions

Besides Australian legend Ellyse Perry, Indian the best and most famous batter Smriti Mandhana is the only one to have won the coveted ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award twice.

Indian Women’s Cricket Players Grade And Salary

Here’s the list of Grades in the Indian Cricket Team Men’s

Grade A | ₹ 50 Lakhs

1 Mithali Raj
2 Harmanpreet Kaur
3 Smriti Mandhana
4 Poonam Yadav

Grade B | ₹ 30 Lakhs

1 Ekta Bisht
2 Jhulan Goswami
3 Shikha Pandey
4 Deepti Sharma
5 Jemimah Rodrigues

Grade C | ₹ 10 Lakhs

1 Radha Yadav
2 D Hemalatha
3 Anuja Patil
4 Veda Krishnamurthy
5 Mansi Joshi
6 Punam Raut
7 Mona Meshram
8 Arundhati Reddy
9 Rajeshwari Gayakwad
10 Taniya Bhatia

BCCI also Excluded retired players from the Annual Contract. MS Dhoni, Recently Retired Ambati Rayudu, Khaleel Ahmed, and Dinesh Karthik are dropped from the BCCI Annual Contract. While Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were downgraded to Grade C. Indian Cricketers also earn money through Match Fees and Individual Awards. So the complete list of Players’ Grade and Salaries has already been mentioned.

Apart from the Indian cricket players’ salary, every Indian cricketer would receive a reward for their individual performance in all three format matches. This reward money is not included in their match fee.

Rs 500,000 for scoring a hundred in a test or ODI

Rs 700,000 for a double hundred in the test

Rs 500,000 for 5 wicket haul in Test, ODI, or T20

Rs 700,000 for a 10-wicket haul in test matches

All the information is sourced from Board of Control For Cricket in India (BCCI)