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Indian Cricket Players Salaries 2017-18 (Central Contracts Details )

BCCI announced the 2017-18 central contracts for Indian national team where 32 players are awarded the central contract comprises of three categories. BCCI also doubled the retainer fee in all three categories making Indian central contracts most lucrative across international cricket scene. We breakdown the entire central contract package and how much each player will be earning.

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BCCI has announced the 2017-18 players retainer fee and central contracts for next one year. Central contract period starts from April 2017 and it will be renewed again in March 2018. BCCI has increase the number of players in category A from 4 to 7 players while Category B has 9 players followed by 16 players in category C. Category A is the most lucrative with Rs. 2 crore annual retainer fee for every player plus massive match fee for all three formats.

How the central contracts work ?

There are three categories (grade A, B and C) in the central contract and players are included in one of the three categories based on experience and last 1 year performances. The contract last for 1 year and any player who makes a debut and is not already in the contract will be handed a grade c contract. The salaries are handed out on the basis of what category a player is in and here is the list of all players and their salaries.

Retainer Fee: This is the guaranteed yearly retainer which will be paid to all cricketers in the central contract according to their category. Player in Grade A gets Rs 2 Crore, Grade B gets Rs 1 crore and Grade C gets Rs. 50 lakh a year.

Match Fee: Match fees is paid for appearing in any international match. Match fees is same across all three categories. Rs 15 lakh for every test match, Rs 600,000 for every one day and Rs 300,000 for every T20 match.

Individual Performance Bonuses: There are performance related bonuses for example Rs 500,000 for scoring a hundred in test or ODI, Rs Rs 700,000 for a double hundred in test. Rs 500,000 for 5 wicket haul in Test, ODI or T20 and Rs 700,000 for taking a 10 wicket haul in test matches.

Team Performance Bonuses: Also if team wins a test against top 3 test ranked side match fee of every player in the squad is increased by 50% and 100% increase in match fee for winning test series against top 3 ranked side. 300% increase in match fee for winning Odi or T20 World Cups.

GRADE A (Central Contract) 2017-18
PLAYER RETAINER FEE TEST FEE ODI FEE T20 FEE
MS Dhoni Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
Virat Kohli Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
Ajinkya Rahan Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
Ravi Ashwin Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
C. Pujara Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
Ravi Jadeja Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
Murali Vijay Rs 2 crore ($310,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh ($10,000) Rs 3 Lakh
GRADE B 
PLAYER RETAINER FEE TEST FEE ODI FEE T20 FEE
Rohat Sharma Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
KL Rahul Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Buvi. Kumar Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Muhammad Shami Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Ishant Sharma Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Umesh Yadev Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Wriddhiman Saha Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Jasprit Bumrah Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Yuvraj Singh Rs 1 Crore ($155,000) Rs 15 Lakh ($23,000) Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
GRADE C
PLAYER RETAINER FEE TEST FEE ODI FEE T20 FEE
Shikar Dhawan Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Ambati Rayudu Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Amit Mishra Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Manish Panday Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Axer Patel Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Karun Nair Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Hardik Pandya Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Ashish Nehra Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Kedar Jadev Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Yuzvendra Chahal Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Parthiv Patel Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Jayant Yadav Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Mandeep Singh Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh
Dhawal Kulkarni Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) Rs 15 Lakh Rs 6 Lakh Rs 3 Lakh

Tournament & Performance Based Bonuses:

Apart from the retainer fee and the match fee Indian players also enjoy healthy bonuses for better individual performances and winning certain series and ICC tournaments. following are some bonus which players are entitled too if they achieve the following.

  1. Winning a test match against a team in ICC Top 3 ranking – 50% more in match feee
  2. Winning a test series against ICC top 3 team – 100% more in match fee
  3. Winning ICC World Cup (ODI or T20) – 300% more in match fee.

Than there are other individual performance bonuses which include scoring a hundred etc.

  1. Scoring a Test or ODI hundred – Rs 500,000
  2. Double century in Test or ODI – Rs 700,000
  3. Taking 5 wicket haul in ODI or Test Innings – Rs 500,000
  4. Taking 10 wicket haul in test matches – Rs 700,000

All the above data is sourced from BCCI and indian sports media channels, the accuracy is not 100% but this is the best we could come up with.

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