How much do they earn?: Indian Players who earn more in central contract than cash-rich IPL

Image credit: Twitter

The Indian Premier League (IPL) grabbed admirers from all over the world when it was first introduced. Even those who were previously uninterested in cricket became addicted to it.

We all know that the IPL is the most popular T20 tournament in the world. The IPL is the ideal venue for young people to show off their skills.

In the lucrative Indian Premier League, cricketers are well paid.

However, some players make more under the BCCI contract than in the IPL.

Here are 5 players who earn more in BCCI central contract than IPL.

Cheteshwar Pujara

Image credit: Twitter

Cheteshwar Pujara, the Indian cricket team’s right-handed batsman, holds a special place in the Test squad.

In 86 Test matches, he has 6267 runs.

He is placed in Grade A of the BCCI central contracts since he is the backbone of red-ball cricket and earns 5 crores from it.

In the Indian Premier League, he is paid slightly less, only 50 lakhs, which is unusual for a player of his calibre.

Deepak Chahar

Image credit: Twitter

Deepak Chahar has been one of the Chennai Super Kings’ greatest swing bowlers.

His excellence in the IPL earned him a call-up to the national team.

His performance was par excellence against Sri Lanka in a limited-overs series.

The bowler makes more money from BCCI than he does from the IPL.

He was given a Grade C contract by the Indian Board of Control for Cricket.

As a result, he earns a salary of INR 1 crore per year.

In the cash-rich IPL, on the other hand, the Chennai Super Kings team pays him Rs 80 lakhs.

Mayank Agarwal

Image credit: Twitter

Mayank Agarwal rose to fame in international cricket after excelling in Test cricket.

He has played 14 Tests so far, scoring 1052 runs at a 45.74 average.

In Tests, the right-handed batsman hammered four fifties, three centuries, and two double centuries.

Mayank makes more money under the BCCI deal than he does in the IPL.

He was given a Grade B contract by the BCCI, for which he was paid INR 3 crores.

Punjab Kings, on the other side, paid INR 1 crore for his participation in the IPL 2021.

Click here for latest World news

Ishant Sharma

Image credit: Twitter

In the Indian Test team, Ishant Sharma is the most experienced and capped player.

The Test specialist bowler faced New Zealand in the ICC WTC final.

He is now a member of the team that will face England in a five-match Test series.

Ishant, who primarily plays Test cricket, is paid INR 5 crore per year by the richest cricket body in the world.

In terms of his IPL deal, he earns INR 1.1 crore every year.

In the Indian Premier League, he is a member of the Delhi Capitals.

Mohammad Shami

Image credit: Twitter

Since 2018, Mohammad Shami, one of India’s top pacers, has represented the Kings XI Punjab.

He is paid 5 crores since he is a veteran with class who is put in Grade A of BCCI central contracts.

However, in IPL he earn 4.8 crores per season, which is 0.2 crores less than his BCCI wage.

ALSO READ: IPL 2021-Second Phase Of IPL Starts From 19 September, BCCI Announces Full Schedule