Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah are the only ones to have made it to the top most category of the latest central contracts list from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) while Rishabh Pant has been rewarded with Grade A contract in the first time he has made it to the list.
Shikhar Dhawan, who has not had the best of time lately and is no longer a part of the Test set-up has been demoted to Grade A, along with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has also fallen off the radar as an all-format player.
Here’s the complete list:
Grade A Plus: (Rs 7 cr): Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
Grade A: (Rs 5 cr): Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohd. Shami, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant
Grade B (Rs 3 cr): KL Rahul, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya,
Grade C (Rs 1 cr): Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, H Vihari, Khaleel Ahmed, Wriddhiman Saha.
MITHALI, HARMANPREET, MANDHANA AND POONAM TOP EARNERS IN WOMEN
Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Yadav were the ones to make it to Grade A of senior women central contracts of the BCCI for their overall role in the Indian team in all formats.
Here is the complete list:
Grade A: Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Yadav.
Grade B: Ekta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues.
Grade C: Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia, Radha Yadav, Dayalan Hemalatha, Mansi Joshi, Punam Raut, Mona Meshram, Arundhati Reddy, Anuja Patil, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar.
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