The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Thursday that in order to address the issue of discrimination, the Indian Cricket Board will apply a plan of equivalent pay for both women and males. Participants of the Indian men’s and also females’s nationwide cricket teams will receive the very same match costs.

Jay Shah, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, published on Twitter. Males and female will obtain Rs. 1.5 lakh for Test suits, Rs. 60 lakh for ODIs and Rs. 30 lakh for T20 matches. Pay equity is my commitment to our ladies cricketers and I give thanks to the Apex Council for their support.

The announcement comes after India won the Women’s T20 Asia Cup in Bangladesh earlier this month. Responding to the significant development, Indian women’s group captain Harmanpreet Kaur tweeted, “The announcement of gender pay parity is truly a special day for women’s cricket in India.

Previous Indian ladies’s team captain Mithali Raj also responded to the advancement and called it a historic decision. Raj tweeted that with the pay parity plan together with following year’s WIPL, we are ushering in a new era for ladies’s cricket in India. The team has been doing well for the last four or 5 years. More than anything, it shows that this is a significant boost for females’s cricket.

Former Indian Examination cricketer Kirti Azad said the BCCI needs to likewise present the long-delayed central contract for ladies players. The men play substantially a lot more global suits than the females’s national group as well as gain from the standard salary offered through the central agreement.

Final thought

Although every little thing takes time. One step at a time. Earlier in the year, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) reached an agreement with the nation’s players’ association to make it possible for women cricketers to make as long as postal workers. Cricket Australia (CA) is also making a recurring effort to shut the gender gap.