BCB announces new pay – scale

BCB announces new pay - scale

Bangladesh national team cricketers were weighted down in their pay scale for a long period of time. While all the cricket playing nations including neighboring India have increased cricketers’ wages, Bangladesh was set aside in this regard.


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After the completion of the Sri Lanka tour earlier this month, cricketers run discussions with administrators and also submitted a written proposal to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

Ensuing talks with the performers, BCB has disclosed new pay – scale, on Saturday, after the board meeting.

According to the revelation of one of the board directors, the new pay scale would be – BDT 2.5 lac for “A plus” category; BDT 2 lac for “A” Category.

“B” Category BDT 1.5 lac, BDT 1 lac for “C” Category and BDT 75 thousand for “D” Category.

It was heard that, the “A plus” Category will get 4 lac, “A” Category 3 lac, 2 lac for “B” Category, 1.5 lac for “C” Category and “D” Category will get 1 lac according to new pay scale.

There are also some alluring bonuses and other benefits will be given to them. Test, One-day and T20I series winning bonuses will also rise.

If the team gets a win against the top three teams in the ICC rankings, the bonus is currently 3 thousand dollars which will be increased to 4 thousand $.
A win against the fourth, fifth and sixth positioned team will carry a bonus of 3 thousand $ which was previously 2 thousand $ and 2.5 thousand $ for winning against last three teams which was earlier 1.5 thousand.

Winning the one-day series against the top three teams, the bonus was given to 1.5 thousand dollars will rise to 2.5 thousand $.

If the team will defeat the fourth, fifth and sixth positioned teams, the bonus will be 2 thousand $ instead of previous 1 thousand $ and 700 dollars for winning against last three teams will rise to 1 thousand.

Winning bonus in T20I is 1 thousand dollar will be 1.5 thousand dollar. Cricketers will also get the series winning bonus. The captain for different formats will get 20 thousand BDT as monthly bonus and vice -captain 10 thousand BDT per month.

Nazmul Islam Sharkar