Indian domestic play could earn upto INR 1 crore during Ranji Trophy season, here’s how

Indian domestic play could earn upto INR 1 crore during Ranji Trophy season, here’s how

The Indian domestic players earn around INR 25 lakh during the Ranji Trophy season, if they play around 10 matches.

The BCCI is considering to increase the remuneration of the domestic players by a considerable amount, as per a report in Cricbuzz. Now, the Ajit Agarkar-led selection panel has the task to implement the same idea. The report further suggests that an immediate hike might not happen, the objective of this hike is ensure pay parity among the domestic players, who do not play in the IPL.

How Much Hike Will Indian Domestic Players Get?

It is proposed that the domestic players’ fees should at least be doubles, and there is unanimity among all the concerned parties. Another school of thought believes that the players should be able to earn INR 75 lakh to INR 1 crore per year, if they manage to play 10 matches.

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How Much Money Indian Domestic Players Make Currently?

As of now, the BCCI pays INR 60,000 to a player who has played more than 40 Ranji matches. 50,000 is the price for players who have appeared in 21 to 40 matches, and 40,000 for players who played 20 or less matches. The reserves in these domestic matches earn INR 30,000, INR 25,000 and INR 20,000, respectively. So if a side reaches the final, a player in the top category would end up making INR 25 lakh.

Why Remuneration Hike?

The players will also earn money from white-ball tournaments like the Vijay Hazare Trophy, and the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy. The primary reason for the fees hike is to encourage the domestic players to play more of the Ranji Trophy. Last season there were a few players who missed the premier tournament matches to avoid injuries.


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