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Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022 (Central Contracts)

Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022 (Central Contracts)

Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022 according to the latest central contract by BCCI.

Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022? Who are the highest-paid players in the latest Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022? BCCI each year renew the contracts of Team India. Recently salary cap of Indian team players increased 25%. The annual pay-scale of category A+ players see an increment Rs 3 Crore to Rs 7 crore. This change in Indian cricketer’s salaries makes them the richest players in the world.

Rohit Sharma is the current skipper of the Indian team in all three formats. He was named as the captain of the Test side after Kohli’s resignation from the captaincy after South Africa’s loss. ODI and T20I captaincy was given to Rohit after T20 World Cup 2021.

The central contract list 2022 was ratified by the Apex Council. Last time, the BCCI had awarded the central contract to 28 cricketers but this year, only 27 have been awarded contracts. Some players moved to lower grades and some players were awarded higher grades.


Who are in Garde A+ in the latest Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022? Only three players, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have been included in Grade A+. All three players play all formats.

Who are in Garde A in the latest Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022? Five players have been added to Grade A – R Ashwin, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant and Mohammed Shami.

This time, veteran Test stars Pujara and Rahane were demoted to Grade B after losing the Test spot. Hardik Pandya was also demoted to Grade C after poor form and injury issues.

  • Grade A+ – 7 Cr (Indian currency)
  • Grade A – 5 Cr
  • Grade B – 3 Cr
  • Grade C- 1 Cr

Here’s the complete list of Indian Cricketers Salaries 2022 (In US Dollars):

Indian Cricketers Base Salary T20 Fees ODI Fees Test Fees Grade
Virat Kohli $1.5m $3.5k $5k $10k A+
Rohit Sharma (C) $2m $3.5k $5k $10k A+
Jasprit Bumrah $1.2m $3.5k $5k $10k A+
Ravichandran Ashwin $700k $3.5k $5k $10k A
Ravindra Jadeja $700k $3.5k $5k $10k A
Rishabh Pant $700k $3.5k $5k $10k A
KL Rahul (VC) $1m $3.5k $5k $10k A
Mohammad Shami $700k $3.5k $5k $10k A
Cheteshwar Pujara $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Ajinkya Rahane $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Axer Patel $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Shradul Thakur $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Sheryas Iyer $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Mohammad Siraj $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Ishant Sharma $400k $3.5k $5k $10k B
Shikhar Dhawan $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Umesh Yadav $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Bhuvenushwar Kumar $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Hardik Pandya $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Washington Sundar $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Shubman Gill $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Hanuma Vihari $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Yuzvendra Chahal $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Wriddhiman Saha $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Suryakumar Yadav $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Mayank Agarwal $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C
Deepak Chahar $130k $3.5k $5k $10k C

The salaries detail information you can see in the above table taken from trusted sources. Extra prize money share paid to the Indian cricketers if they won the ICC tournament. The BCCI board not provide the contract to all players but select them for the series.

India team squad selected for the test match earn ($10,000) per player. The captain earns a bit extra money for the captain’s fees. Rohit Sharma’s salary per test match more than regular team India players. Some player are only selected for the current format (T20, ODI, Test). There is a massive gap between Pakistan Cricketers Salaries and Indian cricketers salaries.

Indian Cricketers Pay-Scale in US Dollars: Indian players per test match fees ($10,000). When they are selected for the ODI match their match fees ($5000). Each Indian player who played in T20 match earn ($3500).

Tournament Prize Money & Bonus: According to sources 25% of prize money is shared with players and staff. The other prize money was used for the development of Indian cricket. Indian players who scored a century against big teams (Australia, England, South Africa) and arch-rival Pakistan received bonus money with fees. The same goes for the bowlers who took 5 wickets or score a hat-trick in a match earn 25% more fees.

References: Indian Forbes Magazine, Sports Keeda, Cricket Monthly, Cricket Country, Fox Sports Australia, Times Now, DAWN Pakistan

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