Breaking MS Dhoni Misses Grade A Plus, Mohammed Shami Excluded


11 Mar 2013
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MS Dhoni Misses Grade A Plus, Mohammed Shami Excluded
The BCCI have introduced a new grade system altogether - Grade A+ : Rs 7 Cr, Grade A: Rs 5 Cr, Grade B: Rs 3 Cr, Grade C: Rs 1 Cr. Earlier, there was no Grade A+ in the list while Grade A players used to get Rs 2 Cr and Grade B and C cricketers received Rs 1 Cr and Rs 50 Lakh respectively in the previous contract system.

Five players will recieve Rs 7 Cr annualy from BCCI as they have been placed in the top grade - Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Meanwhile, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni remains in Grade A and will receive Rs 5 Cr per annum.

Dhoni is one of the seven players to be named in Grade A and the others are - Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Wridhhiman Saha. Grade B players will be richer by Rs 3 Cr per annum and the seven cricketers are: KL Rahul, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma and Dinesh Karthik.
Virat Kohli & Co Get Pay Hike; MS Dhoni Misses Grade A Plus, Mohammed Shami Excluded
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Shami deserved a+grade and dhoni is not derserved it from 2014dec
Shami excluded bcoz of his personal life. According To BCCI Sources Mohammed Shami's Central Contract on Hold.
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