The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed the details of payments made by it (over Rs. 25 lakh) for the month of July 2017. On their website, bcci.tv, the names of all the beneficiaries, as well as their payment amounts, have been furnished in the form of a list.
Indian women’s team members, who reached the finals of the World Cup 2017, along with the supports staff, received a prize money of Rs. 45 lakhs each.
Former Indian team players, who played between 1 to 9 Tests, received a one-time benefit of Rs. 35 lakhs from the board. The list includes players like Robin Singh, Yograj Singh, TA Sekar and Sarandeep Singh.
Ishant Sharma, KL Rahul and Stuart Binny received varying amounts of ICC and BCCI’s Test rankings prize money.
Surprisingly, Binny, who hasn’t represented India in the recent times, received the highest amount out of the three players, capping close to Rs. 55 lakh. Ishant, along with Binny, Wriddhiman Saha and Varun Aaron, also took home long-standing amounts from the 2015-16 season for matches played outside the country.
Anil Kumble, who resigned as Team India coach in July, received his pending payments of Rs. 48.75 lakh each for the month of May and June.
New Rising India, owners of the now-defunct Pune IPL franchise received Rs 21 Crores as prize money for finishing as one of the finalists. Other payments included stay charges to various hotels across the country, as well as advertising expenses to different media companies.
Apart from New Rising India, Sun TV Network, owners of 2016 champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, were also paid Rs. 16 crores as prize money for their team finishing in the top-4 in IPL 2017.