The BCCI Contract for the year announced on Thursday.
The spin wizard Poonam Yadav has earned herself a Grade A contract while Jhulan Goswami, who retired from T20Is, has moved to Grade B. The young sensation Jemimah Rodrigues gets a B while Veda Krishnamurthy, Rajeshwari Gaekward slips to Grade C.
Grade A- 50 Lakhs
B- 30 Lakhs
C- 10 Lakhs
Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar drops down from Grade A+ to Grade A. The wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant makes it to Grade A. Hanuma Vihari, Khaleel Ahmed earned Grade C.
Murali Vijay, Jayant Yadav, Axar Patel, Karun Nair who all had contracts in the previous cycle have been left out of the current one.
Grade A+- 10 Crores
A- 5 crores
B- 3 crores
C- 1 crore
Here’s the entire list:
Grade A+: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
Grade A: R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant
Grade B: KL Rahul, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya
Grade C: Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Hanuma Vihari, Khaleel Ahmed, Wriddhiman Saha
Grade A: Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam yadav
Grade B: Ekta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues
Grade C: Radha Yadav, D Hemalatha, Anuja Patil, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mansi Joshi, Punam Raut, Mona Meshram, Arundhati Reddy, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Taniya Bhatia, Pooja Vastrakar