BCCI Central Contracts 2019-2020, How much does cricketers make? and what about MS Dhoni

Cricket today is a Religion in India. It’s a thread that unites Indians like nothing else in today’s world. However, it didn’t attain this status in a day, it was a long journey to this point. A lot of ups and downs in the journey.

Playing at the national level for a cricket crazy country brings cricketers a lot of fame and money, here is the list of salaries of Indian Cricketers according to their annual contract.

BCCI Central contracts are classified into four types they are Grade A+, Grade A, Grade B and Grade C. with Grade A+ being the top-level contract and the Grade C being the low-level contract.

Grade A+ cricketers are offered 7 crores, Grade A cricketers are offered 5 crores, Grade B cricketers are offered 3 crores and Grade C cricketers are offered 1 crore.

The Total number of cricketers in the BCCI Contract is 27, in which Grade A+ has 3 cricketers, Grade A has 11 cricketers, Grade B has 5 cricketers, Grade C has 8 cricketers.

Grade A+ Cricketers List(7 Crores): Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.

Grade A Cricketers List(5 Crores)Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, and Rishabh Pant.

Grade B Cricketers List(3 Crores)Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal.

Grade C Cricketers List(1 Crore)Kedar Jadhav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Manish Pandey, Hanuma Vihari, Shardul Thakur, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar.

Though the list looks great but one big flaw in the contract list is the Former Indian Captain and World Cup Winner MS Dhoni is not in the BCCI Contract, this made the fans troll BCCI on the social media channels.

MS Dhoni has won 50 overs and 20 overs World Cups for India, along with the 2013 Champions trophy. Dhoni has played 350 ODIs in which he scored 10,773 runs at an average of 50.57.

Look how the fans reacted to the exclusion of Dhoni’s name from the contract on Twitter below.

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