BCCI reveals details of payments to Indian players, Bhuvneshwar Kumar highest paid Indian player

Virat Kohli got paid Rs 1.25 crore from the BCCI.

Virat Kohli got Rs 1.25 crore, while Shastri got Rs 2.05 crore as advance payment | GettyBoard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed the salary details of the Indian players and head coach Ravi Shastri and as a surprise, the highest paid cricketer from the team was not Virat Kohli, but fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar earned over Rs 3 crore in the month of August. The fee received by Bhuvneshwar include match fees for India tour to South Africa Test and ODI series, taxfree portion of 90 per cent retainership fees for January to March 2018, taxable portion of Test Ranking prize money received from ICC, taxfree portion of 90 per cent retainership fees for October to December 2017 and January to March 2018.

Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper got Rs 1.25 crore which entails match fees for the ODI and Test series against South Africa and the taxable portion of Test Ranking prize money received from ICC.

Head coach Ravi Shastri, who is under fire for the Test series loss against England, got an advance payment of Rs 2.05 crores for coaching services till October 17.

Here are the details of salary payments for the Indian cricketers:

Virat Kohli
Rs 65,06,808: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series
Rs 30,70,456: Match fees for India tour to South Africa ODI series
Rs 29,27,700: Taxable portion of ICC Test Ranking prize money received from ICC

Ravi Shastri
Rs 2,05,02,198: Advance Fees for coaching services from 18/7/2018 TO 17/10/2018

Rohit Sharma
Rs 56,96,808: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series
Rs 30,70,455: Match fees for India tour to South Africa ODI series
Rs 25,13,442: Match fees for India tour to Sri Lanka Nidhas Cup
Rs 29,27,700: Taxable portion of ICC Test Ranking prize money received from ICC

Shikhar Dhawan
Rs 1,12,23,493: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 27,00,000: Match fees for Sri Lanka tour to India
Rs 1,41,75,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Ravichandran Ashwin
Rs 52,70,725: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series
Rs 92,37,329: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 29,27,700: Taxable portion of ICC Test Ranking prize money received from ICC
Rs 1,01,25,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Rs 56,83,848: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series
Rs 27,14,056: Match fees for India tour to South Africa ODI series
Rs 1,18,06,027: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 29,27,700: Taxable portion of ICC Test Ranking prize money received from ICC
Rs 1,41,75,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Kuldeep Yadav
Rs 25,05,452: Match fees for India tour to South Africa ODI series

Jasprit Bumrah
Rs 1,13,48,573: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 60,75,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Cheteshwar Pujara
Rs 29,27,700: Taxable portion of ICC Test Ranking prize money received from ICC
Rs 60,80,725: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series
Rs 92,37,329: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017
Rs 1,01,25,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018

Ishant Sharma
Rs 55,42,397: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 29,27,700: Taxable portion of ICC Test Ranking prize money received from ICC
Rs 48,44,644: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series

Hardik Pandya
Rs 50,59,726: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 60,75,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Yuzvendra Chahal
Rs 25,05,452: Match fees for India tour to South Africa ODI series
Rs 53,42,672: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for Jan to March 2018
Rs 60,75,000: Taxfree portion of 90% Retainership fees for October to December 2017

Wriddhiman Saha
Rs 44,34,805: Match fees for India tour to South Africa

Parthiv Patel
Rs 43,92,641: Match fees for India tour to South Africa Test series


By Jatin Sharma - 12 Sep, 2018

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