Sri Lanka’s most prolific player Chamari Atapattu is the lone player in the category A as Sri Lankan cricket board announced central contract for women cricketers.
Accordingly Category A has a salary cap of Rs. 60,000 a month, followed by Rs. 50,000 for category B, Rs. 40,000 for category C, and Rs. 30,000 for category D. However given her exceptional performance, Atapattu has been placed on a six-figure salary cap.
Moreover, SLC made an additional payment of up to Rs. 15,000/- a month for the women’s national team for purchase of supplements (on reimbursement basis) and an attendance allowance of up to Rs. 10,000/- per month for all cricketers including 15 Emerging Squad members based on their attendance for the duration of the contract.
National Women’s contract list
Category A:Chamari Atapattu
Category B: Anushka Sanjeevani, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Nilakshi de Silva, Sugandika Kumara, Udeshika Prabodini, Hasini Perera, Harshitha Madavi
Category C: Dilani Manodara, Prasadini Weerakkody, Kavisha Dilhari
Category D: Ama Kanchana, Imalka Mendis, Inoshi Fernando, Achini Kulasooriya, Hansima Karunarathna, Madushika Meththananda, Umesha Thimeshini, Sathya Sandeepani
Emerging 15 squad: Malsha Shehani, Lihini Apsara, Tharika Sewwandi, Jimanjalee Wijenayaka , Harshani Wijerathna, Shashikala Silva, Sachini Nisansala, Iresha Sandamalee, Tharuka Shehani, Nilakshana Sandamini, Rose Perera, Janadi Analee, Shikari Niwarthana, Thilishiya Sathsarani, Saduni Nisansala