BCCI announced annual player retainers 2020-2021 in the category of senior men. Indian skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah remain the only three players with an A+ contract. They will get Rs 7 crore in Salary. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep who have suffered from injuries in the last few years are demoted to B and C contracts. Yuzvendra Chahal has also dropped a grade from B to C.
New players Axar Patel, Siraj, Gill are awarded C grade, while Manish Pandey and Kedar Jadhav were not on the list.
Grade A+(Rs 7 crore)
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah
Grade A(Rs 5 crore)
R Ashwin, Shikar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Rishab Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Pujara, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami
Grade B (Rs 3 crore)
Saha, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Mayank Agarwal
Grade C( RS 1 crore)
Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Shubman Gill, Hanauma Vihari, Axar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
ALERT🚨: BCCI announces annual player retainership 2020-21 - #TeamIndia (Senior Men) for the period from October 2020 to September 2021.— BCCI (@BCCI) April 15, 2021
Grade A+ : INR 7 Cr
Grade A : INR 5 Cr
Grade B : INR 3 Cr
Grade C : INR 1 Crhttps://t.co/WgtmO7pIOv pic.twitter.com/ycnPcXPYJu