BCCI announces contracted players for 2020-21
BCCI announced the annual contract for the Indian Men’s Cricket team and three players awarded with Grade A+ in the likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.
BCCI revealed the annual retained player contracts for the season 2020-21. The season will cover the time span from October 2020 to September 2021. A total of 28 players are offered the BCCI contracts under four grades namely Grade A+, Grade A, Grade B, and Grade C.
Grade A+ players are contracted for INR 7 cr, while Grade A players for INR 5 cr, Grade B players for INR 3 cr, and Grade C players for INR 1 cr. Only three players have been awarded the Grade A+ contract in the likes of the skipper Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, and Rohit Sharma.
Following that 10 players are placed under Grade A and Grade C contracts each. The recent stars for India, Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, and Axar Patel have get one stage upper than their previous contracts.
List of contracted players
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya
Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mayank Agarwal
Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Axar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj