Indian players to receive cash prizes: BCCI have announced cash prizes for all members of the the current Indian squad.
The Indian players, coaches and other support staff are all set to receive cash incentives after India defeated Australia 2-1 in the historic series. The same has been announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India recently.
India’s triumph saw them becoming the first Asian team to win a Test series in Australia. Having played their first series down under in 1947, it took India 72 years to register their maiden series victory.
Proud of you guys🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳..Well done Team India for winning the test series in Australia.. congratulations @cheteshwar1 for winning MOS u been a backbone of indian batting line up.. keep it up 🔥🏏@BCCI bowling wise @Jaspritbumrah93 has been phenomenal..love ur work ⭐️💪
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) January 7, 2019
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 7, 2019
The fact that India captain Virat Kohli went on to say that the series win is his biggest achievement till date speaks about the importance of the same and the impact that it has made on the current players and will continue to make on the future players.
The following cash rewards have been announced by BCCI after India’s historic series win:
1. All Test team members: The bonuses will be equivalent to the actual match-fee payable: which is Rs 15 lakh per match for Playing XI and Rs 7.5 lakh per match for the reserve players.
2. Coaches: Rs 25 lakh each.
3. Team India Support Staff (non-coaching): The bonuses will be equivalent to the pro-rata salary/professional fee.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 7, 2019
Congratulations #TeamIndia for this memorable win. Every cricket lover in India will be very proud of this one and a special effort by every member in the Team to ensure this result. pic.twitter.com/GLUaQgLt4S
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 7, 2019
The announcement is likely to come as another reason for celebration for the Indian cricketers who celebrated their heart out yesterday. From doing the ‘Pujara Dance‘ on the ground to dancing on several renowned Hindi songs, the Indian players didn’t shy away from celebrating the prestigious occasion.