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Comparing salaries of India and Pakistan players as per their central contracts

There’s a large distinction in pay of the cricketers from each the international locations.

Virat Kohli and Babar Azam
Virat Kohli and Babar Azam. (Photograph Supply: Getty Photographs)

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) just lately introduced the listing of centrally contracted gamers for the 2020-21 season. Plenty of adjustments have been made this time round in comparison with the earlier 12 months and large ones amongst them have been Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali’s axing. The likes of Shaheen Afridi, Iftikhar Ahmed and Azhar Ali amongst others have been additionally rewarded for his or her efforts within the earlier season.

A complete of 18 gamers have been divided into three classes – A, B and C. Pakistan’s captains Babar Azam and Azhar Ali together with Shaheen Afridi have made it to the highest class whereas the opposite 9 and 6 gamers are the a part of the B and C classes respectively. There are perks of being a part of the ‘A’ class because the cricketers earn extra and for the 2020-21 season, they are going to be incomes 13.2 Million PKR (INR 62.40 lakh roughly) yearly.

As for the gamers within the B and C class, they are going to be 9 Million PKR (INR 42.57 lakh) and 6.6 Million PKR (Rs 31.22 lakh) yearly respectively in accordance with Occasions Now.

How a lot BCCI pays for its centrally contracted gamers?

There is no such thing as a doubt about the truth that BCCI is the richest board in world cricket. It pays its gamers closely as effectively and there may be at all times an pleasure in regards to the salaries of the gamers. The Indian board has divided its centrally contracted gamers in 4 classes – A+, A, B and C. Cricketers a part of the crew in all codecs, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah, are a part of the highest class and so they earn Rs 7 crore yearly.

Then again, the remainder of the gamers in A, B and C classes are paid Rs 5 crore, Rs three crore and Rs 1 crore respectively. When the salaries paid to the India and Pakistan gamers as per their central contract have been in contrast, then an fascinating factor was revealed. The quantity India’s prime class (A+) gamers earn individually is roughly the full quantity PCB spends on its centrally contracted gamers.

In accordance with PCB’s newest contract particulars, they’ll pay a complete of INR 7.5 crore to 18 gamers for 2020-21 season. On the opposite, the BCCI pays a whopping quantity of INR 7 crore individually to the gamers in A+ class. General, the Indian board spends INR 99 crore on its 27 contracted gamers.

Right here’s the detailed comparability:

PCB’s Central Contract for 2020-21

PCB Central Contracts (2020-21)
Grade Annual retainership (INR) Gamers
A 62.44 lakh Babar Azam, Azhar Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi
B 42.57 lakh Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Abbas, Shadab Khan, Abid Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah
C 31.22 lakh Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Naseem Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Usman Shinwari

BCCI’s central contracts for 2019-20 season

(BCCI’s 2019-20 season contract expires in October)

BCCI Central Contracts (2019-20)
Grade Annual retainership (INR) Gamers
A+ 7 crore Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
A 5 crore Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant
B three crore Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal
C 1 crore Kedar Jadhav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Manish Pandey, Hanuma Vihari, Shardul Thakur, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar

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