The star trio of India captain Virat Kohli, his white-ball deputy Rohit Sharma and tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah retained their prime bracket BCCI contracts, price Rs 7 crore every, at the same time as some fast-rising kids had been additionally rewarded by the Board on Thursday.
A complete of 28 cricketers had been awarded central contracts in 4 classes.
ALERT🚨: BCCI declares annual participant retainership 2020-21 – #TeamIndia (Senior Males) for the interval from October 2020 to September 2021.
Grade A+ : INR 7 Cr
Grade A : INR 5 Cr
Grade B : INR three Cr
Grade C : INR 1 Crhttps://t.co/WgtmO7pIOv pic.twitter.com/ycnPcXPYJu
— BCCI (@BCCI) April 15, 2021
All-rounder Hardik Pandya is likely one of the notable promotions to Grade A, which is price Rs 5 crore, whereas rookies Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj have gotten their maiden central contracts price Rs 1 crore in Grade C.
Among the many demotions, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has dropped to Grade B, which is price Rs three crore, whereas Kedar Jadhav has been dropped for good.
The record of BCCI’s annual contracts:
GRADE A+ (Rs 7 crore): Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.