When it comes to earning, the two best friend of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are too close yet to far. In recent contract revision by BCCI, Virat Kohli has placed in Grade A+ with Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah.
World’s richest cricket board BCCI pays a handsome yearly salary of Rs. 7 crore to players who are under Grade A+. BCCI divides players into Grade A+, A, B and C. Annual Salary for Grade A+ players is 7 crore, Grade A players are 5 crores, Grade B players is 3 crore, Grade C player is 1 Crore.
In recent contract BCCI has released a list of 27 players in different grades. Veteran Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Gautam Gambhir have not made their presence in BCCI revised contract list.
The name of players in contract list are:
Grade A+ For Annual Package of 7 Crore:
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah
Not only Virat Kohli, but 4 other players of Indian Cricket Team earns more than MS Dhoni.
Grade A For Annual Package of 5 Crore:
MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
As a surprise from BCCI, Murali Vijay is ahead in earning to Dinesh Karthik.
Grade B For Annual Package of 3 Crore:
Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammed Shami
Struggle of KL Rahul continues, he is behind in grade even after consistent performance.
Grade C For Annual Package of 1 Crore:
Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, Karun Nair, Axar Patel, Parthiv Patel, Jayant Yadav
Suresh Raina grade decreased significantly this time. Although, he was happy to find his name in list.
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