Indian Cricketer's Salary 2012
BCCI Central contracts offered to Indian Batsman for the year 2011-2012
The 3 Grades of contracted players are:
Grade A: Retainership Fees Rs 1 crore per annum (which was 60 Lakhs per annum earlier)
- Players in Grade A : Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma.
Grade B: Retainership Fees Rs 50 Lakh per annum (which was 40 Lakhs per annum earlier)
- Players in Grade B: Praveen Kumar, R Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja.
Grade C: Retainership Fees Rs 25 Lakh per annum (no change)
- Players in Grade C: Sreesanth, Amit Mishra, Cheteshwar Pujara, Abhimanyu Mithun, Vinay Kumar , Ajinkya Rahane, Munaf Patel, M Vijay, Abhinav Mukund, Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha, Parthiv Patel, S Badrinath, Manoj Tiwary, Piyush Chawla, Dinesh Karthik, Jaydev Unadkat, Umesh Yadav, Rahul Sharma, Varun Aaron.
In addition to the Retainership fees players playing XI will also be paid the following:
- Fees per Test Match - Rs 7 Lakh
- Fees per ODI (One Day International) - Rs 4 Lakh
- Fees per T20 Match - Rs 2 Lakh
- There are 37 players compared to 24 players last season.
- Among the new entrants to Group A are Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma. However, currently Yuvraj Singh has been replaced by Suresh Raina.
- Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, moved up from Grade C to B,
- Ashish Nehra, who had a Grade B contract, did not make to the list of contacted players.