BCCI Central Contract 2020 List – The BCCI announced its agreements with cricketers for the year 2019-2020. BCCI announced the honorarium awarded to cricketers from October 2019 to September 2020. This list includes three of the highest-paid cricketers in the ‘A-Plus’ Grade.
There are four categories of honours awarded to cricketers, namely, A-plus, A, B, and C. Cricketers in the ‘A-Plus’ grade will be given 7 crores, those in the ‘A’ grade will receive 5 crores, players in the ‘B’ grade – 3 crores and lastly players in the ‘C’ grade will get 1 crore.
BCCI Central Contract 2020 List
Although there are many big names in the list, one legend has been missed out of this list. This legend has not been named in the single grade list. MS Dhoni’s name has been omitted by the BCCI.
Dhoni, who took a break after India’s semi-final exit has not even been named Indian’s tour of New Zealand. The BCCI has not named Dhoni in the 27-member list for central contract awards.
Dhoni’s name being omitted from the list might just be an indication of his career. His career might probably end soon. He hasn’t featured in any limited over competition since India lost to New Zealand in the semi-final of the 2019 world cup in England. BCCI’s former selector, MSK Prasad had also earlier stated that they will look beyond Dhoni from now on.
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BCCI Central Contract 2020 List – The future of MS Dhoni’s career is still not clear but in a recent interview, Dhoni told the media that he would give a clear picture about his career in January 2020. Speaking about MSD’s future, India’s Head Coach, Ravi Shastri said that Dhoni’s selection for the World T20 will depend on his form in the IPL 2020 season.
The Indian skipper – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah continue to hold their place in the ‘A-plus’ grade of the contract system. These stars will earn a huge price of 7 crores from the period of October 2019 to September 2020.
BCCI Central Contract 2020 List – KL Rahul has held on to his ‘B’ grade in the contract list. Rahul will earn 5 crores according to the list while Mohd Shami has retained to his ‘A’ grade. Saha has moved a step ahead in the list and will now earn 3 crores after featuring in the ‘B’ grade of the contract list.
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Pant still holds the ‘A’ grade in the list. Mayank Agarwal had a dream test run and has now been featured in the list for the first time. The men who featured in the limited-overs series have been named in the ‘C’ grade list. Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chachar, and Shardul Thakur will get 1 crore as per the list.
Along with MS Dhoni, names like Dinesh Karthik, Ambati Rayudu, and Khaleel Ahmed have also not been mentioned on the listed anywhere.
BCCI Central Contract 2020 List
- Grade A+ – 7 crores
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.
- Grade A – 5 Crores
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, K L Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, and Rishabh Pant.
- Grade B – 3 Crores
Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya, and Mayank Agarwal.
- Grade C – 1 Crore
Kedar Jadhav, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Manish Pandey, Hanuma Vihari, Shardul Thakur, Shreyas Iyer, and Washington Sundar.
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