Do you know how much BCCI pay to Indian players? Here is the salary of Indian Cricketers 2017. 10 Highest Paid cricket players in India, excluding their earning from endorsements.
Have you ever wondered how much your favorite cricketers make from each match? According to recent news, BCCI has doubled the fee of cricketers for test matches. For nearly 11 players the increase is around 100%! Voila, with this being said, here is a quick walk through the actual figures about the salary of Indian Cricketers 2017.
Salary of Indian Cricketers 2017 – 10 Highest Paid Players
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli receives a retainer fee of Rs. 1 Crore. His salary for test matches is 15 lakhs Indian rupees and for one day is four lakhs Indian rupees. Kohli is a Grade A player and all Grade A players are given the privilege to make a retainer of 1 crore Indian rupees. The fact that he is the captain in all three formats makes Kohli the highest paid cricketer in the Indian team!
Next is Ravichandran Ashwin with a salary of 1 crore as a retainer fee. His salary breaks down to a Test fee of 15 Lakh Indian Rupees, and a T-20 fee of 2 lakh Indian Rupees and for ODI he gets 4 Lakh Rs. for each match.
3. MS Dhoni
Dhoni is also a grade A player under BCCI contracts and takes 1 Crore Rs .as a retainer fee. He is a regular member of T20 and ODI team for which he gets 2 Lakh and 4 Lakh Rs. for every match.
It is kind of interesting to note that Ajinkya Rahane has moved up on the list of best-paid Indian cricketers. He makes an excellent salary of 1 crore as a retainer fee. Rahane is a member of all three format – Test, ODI, and T20, although he doesn’t get to play every match.
5. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma makes a total salary of around 1 crore 6 lakh Indian rupees. His retainer fee is 50 lakh Indian rupees. It is the amount paid to Grade B players. Sharma makes a lot of money through T-20 matches and ODI matches, of which he is a regular member.
6. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan makes a total salary of around one crore 3 lakh Indian rupees. His T-20 fee sums around 20 lakh Indian rupees and gets 15 lakh Indian Rupees for every test matches. Dhawan’s retainer fee is 50 lakh Indian rupees.
7. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina makes a total salary of around 82 lakh Indian rupees. That includes his retainer fee of 50 Lakhs, Salary of 2 Lakhs for every T20 match and salary of 4 Lakh for ODI match.
8. Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma makes a total pay of around 78 lakh Indian rupees. His one day fee is 4 lakh, and test fee is 15 lakh Indian rupees for every match.
9. Bhuvenshwar Kumar
Bhuvenshwar Kumar makes around 70 lakh Indian rupees every year. His test match salary is 15 lakh, and the one-day fee is 4 lakh Indian Rupees.
10. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja as of now is a Grade C player with a retainer fee of 25 Lakh. But we are sure that he will be promoted in next BCCI contract. He is a regular member of T20, ODI and Test side which means he gets a lot of money by being part of these games.
The above-mentioned amount is only Salaries of Indian cricketers 2017 for playing International matches. They earn much more than that from IPL and endorsements.