In April BCCI announces its Annual Central Contract. The Cricket Board of Control in India is the governing body of Cricket in India. It was founded in 1928. Indian Cricket achieves many prestigious awards in both men’s and women’s Cricket. Both teams are at the top of their respective tournaments. So be sure to read the full article for all the details regarding Indian Cricket Players Salary 2023 for Men and Women.
The latest details of BCCI Central’s annual contract are available here. Indian captain Virat Kohli is the highest paid Indian cricketer in India. It comes under the category of Grade A + which awards Rs 7 Crores to Payers. Along with Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jaspirt Bumrah are also included in the Grade A + category. Cricketers also earn income from other sources. Brand promotion, IPL and many more. So in the next player, the Salary List is only from BCCI’s Annual Contract List.
Salary of Indian cricketers in 2023
|Period||Grade A +||Grade A||Grade B||Grade C|
|October 2020 to September 2023||INR 7 Cr||INR 5 Cr||INR 3 Cr||INR 1 Cr|
All cricketers fall into four categories. Grade A +, Grade A, Grade B and Grade C. While Grade A + players earn Rs 7 Crores, Grade A Rs 5 Crores, Grade B Rs 3 Crores, and Grade CP players earn Rs 3 Crores. On the other hand, for female cricketers, the categories are Grade A (Rs 50 Lakhs), Grade A (Rs 30 Lakhs) and Grade C (Rs 10 Lakhs). So all Indian men and cricketers fall into these four categories.
Grade A +
|one||Mr. Virat Kohli|
|two||Mr. Rohit Sharma|
|3||Mr. Jasprit Bumrah|
|one||Mr. Ravichandran Ashwin|
|two||Mr. Ravindra Jadeja|
|3||Mr. Cheteshwar Pujara|
|4||Mr. Ajinkya Rahane|
|5||Mr. Shikhar Dhawan|
|6||Mr. KL Rahul|
|7||Mr. Mohd. Shami|
|8||Mr. Ishant Sharma|
|9||Mr Rishabh Pant|
|10||Mr. Hardik Pandya|
|one||Mr. Wriddhiman Saha|
|two||Mr. Umesh Yadav|
|3||Mr. Bhuvneshwar Kumar|
|4||Mr. Shardul Thakur|
|5||Mr. Mayank Agarwal|
|one||Mr. Kuldeep Yadav|
|two||Lord Navdeep Saini|
|3||Mr. Deepak Chahar|
|4||Mr. Shubman Gill|
|5||Mr. Hanuma Vihari|
|6||Mr. Axar Patel|
|7||Mr. Shreyas Iyer|
|8||Mr. Washington Sundar|
|9||Mr. Yuzvendra Chahal|
|10||Mr. Md. Siraj|
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BCCI Retired players excluded from the annual contract. Recently retired MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Khaleel Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik are removed from BCCI’s annual contract. While Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were demoted to Grade C. Indian cricketers also earn money through match fees and individual awards. So the full list of player qualifications and salaries is available here. Be sure to check it out below.
Grade and Salary of Indian Cricketers (Men)
Grade A + (Rs 7 Crore)
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.
Grade A (Rs 5 Crore):
Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin.
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Grade B (Rs 3 Crore):
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Agarwal, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha.
Grade C (Rs 1 crore):
Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Hanuma Vihari, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Indian Cricket Players Salary List
Following are the full list of Indian cricket players salary along with their match fee:
|Virat Kohli||7 Crores||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Rohit Sharma||7 Crores||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Jasprit Bumrah||7 Crores||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Ajinkya Rahane||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Hardik Pandya||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Ishant Sharma||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|KL Rahul||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Mohammed Shami||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Ravindra Jadeja||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Rishabh Pant||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Shikhar Dhawan||5 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Bhuvneshwar Kumar||3 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Mayank Agarwal||3 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Shardul Thakur||3 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Umesh Yadav||3 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Wriddhiman Saha||3 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Axar Patel||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Deepak Chahar||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Hanuma Vihari||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Kuldeep Yadav||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Mohammed Siraj||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Navdeep Saini||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Shreyas Iyer||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Shubman Gill||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Washington Sundar||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||1 crore||15 lakh||6 lakh||3 lakh|
Grade and Salary of Indian Cricketers (Women)
Grade A (Rs 50 Lakhs):
Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smirit Mandhana, Poonam Yadav.
Grade B (Rs 30 Lakhs):
Ekta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues.
Grade C (Rs 10 Lakhs):
Radha Yadav, D Hemalatha, Anuja Patil, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mansi Joshi, Punam Raut, Mona Meshram, Arundhati Reddy, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Taniya Bhatia, Pooja Vastrakar.