Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has officially announced the new pay scale of the cricketers. The payments and match fees have been increased. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ নতুন চুক্তিতে ক্রিকেটারদের বেতন ও বোনাস]
The players of ‘A+’ category were used to be paid 2.5 lac Bangladeshi Takas (3,024 USD). From now on, they will be paid 4 lac BDT (4,838 USD). Payments of ‘A’ category have been increased to 3 lac (3,628 USD) from 2 lac (2,418 USD).
‘B’ category cricketers had payments of 1.5 lac takas (1,814 USD). Now it has been increased to 2 lac. ‘C’ category players were paid 1 lac (1,209 USD) which now increases to 1.5 lac.
The ‘D’ category players’ payments have been increased to 1 lac from 75 thousand BDT.
The match fees of the players have been increased rapidly. Test players were paid 2 lac takas each. They will be paid 3 lac per match. ODI payments have been doubled to 2 lac takas from 1 lac. T20I match fees have been increased by 50 thousand takas, 75000 to 12500 takas.
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com