Ireland does not stand anywhere in front of India, the difference between the salaries of the players is sky-high 18 August 2023 Photo source getty
The three-match T20 series between India and Ireland is starting on August 18. In this series, Jasprit Bumrah is captaining the Indian team, while Ireland's command is in the hands of Paul Stirling.
There is a vast difference between the cricket of India and Ireland, while there is a huge difference in the salaries and match fees of the players of both the teams.
Indian players get Rs 15 lakh for a Test match, Rs 6 lakh for ODI and Rs 3 lakh for playing a T20 match. If a player is not part of the playing 11, he gets 50 percent of this amount.
The match fees of Irish players are very less as compared to Indian, for an ODI match, Irish players get around Rs 91,000 whereas for a T20 match, they get around Rs 38,000.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI, releases the Central Contract List of players every year. The board has divided the players into Grade A, Grade A, Grade B and Grade C.
A players get 7 crores grade a players 5 crores grade b players get 3 crores and grade c players get 1 crore rupees annually
A includes jasprit bumrah ravindra jadeja virat kohli and rohit sharma who get seven crore rupees annually
On the other hand, the Irish Board offers two-year and one-year contracts to the players. The salary of the two-year contract players is $75,000, approximately Rs 62,32,000.
At the same time, the salary of one year contract players is 35 thousand dollars, about 29 lakh 8 thousand rupees, the captain of the team gets more salary than the rest of the players.
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