Domestic Cricketers Salary: BCCI gives bumper Diwali gift to domestic cricketers, 50% additional fee for 2019-20 players

Domestic Cricketers Salary: BCCI gives bumper Diwali gift to domestic cricketers, 50% additional fee for 2019-20 players
Domestic Cricketers Salary: BCCI gives bumper Diwali gift to domestic cricketers, 50% additional fee for 2019-20 players

Domestic Cricketers Salary: BCCI’s Bumper Diwali gift for domestic cricketers: After a long wait, BCCI has finally decided to increase match fee of domestic players. On Monday, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah announced that senior players who have played over 40 matches will now get Rs 60,000 while for players in 2019-20 domestic season, there will be 50% additional fee as Covid-19 compensation.

At the BCCI Apex Council meeting on Monday, the members decided that the compensation package that will be handed to domestic cricketers after the Indian domestic calendar was impacted in the 2020-2021 seasons due to COVID-19. Secretary Jay Shah announced that cricketers who participated in 2019-20 domestic season will get 50 per cent additional match fee as compensation.

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Domestic Cricketers Salary: Taking to Twitter, he wrote: “Cricketers who participated in 2019-20 Domestic Season will get 50 per cent additional match fee as compensation for season 2020-21 lost due to COVID-19 situation #BCCIApexCouncil.” In another major decision, it was decided that there will be a hike in match fee of domestic cricketers.

“I am pleased to announce the hike in match fee for domestic cricketers. Seniors – INR 60,000 (above 40 matches). Under 23- INR 25,000, Under 19 – INR 20,000 #BCCIApexCouncil. Cricketers who participated in 2019-20 Domestic Season will get 50 per cent additional match fee as compensation for season 2020-21 lost due to COVID-19 situation,” Jay Shah tweeted.

Domestic Cricketers Salary: The working committee formed by the BCCI to look into the compensation package of 50 per cent of the total match fee. The committee comprised of former India skipper Mohammed Azharuddin, Santosh Menon, Jaydev Shah, Yudhvir Singh, Rohan Jaitley, Avishek Dalmiya, and Devajit Saikia.