Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah Get Top Paycheck As BCCI Announces Annual Contracts

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah Get Top Paycheck As BCCI Announces Annual Contracts

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah are the only three players in A+ category© BCCI




The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the annual contracts for 2020-21. India skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah have been retained in the A+ category and and will receive Rs 7 crore annually. The players are divided into four grades, with most of the Test players like Ravichandran Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane finding a place in Grade A and will receive Rs 5 crore as annual retainership. The Grade B has five players, including fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav and Shardul Thakur and will get Rs 3 crore. Yuzvendra Chahal with other White-ball specialists is in Grade C, and will get Rs 1 crore annually.

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