The BCCI assigns salaries to Indian cricketers (male and female) based on their performance, which reflects their positioning in the BCCI rating system. Indian cricket has won many prestigious awards in both men’s and women’s cricket. Both the teams have topped their respective tournaments. So, make sure to read the complete article for all the details related to Indian Cricketers Salary in 2022.

India captain Virat Kohli is the highest paid cricketer in India. He is in the A+ category and offers Rs 70 million to payers. Along with Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jaspirt Bumrah are also in the A+ category. Cricketers also receive income from other sources. Such as advertising, sponsorship, being a brand ambassador, playing in other cricket leagues like IPL, and so on.

The following list of players’ salaries is only available in the BCCI annual contract list.

BCCI’s Grading system for Men’s

  • International Cricketers Salary
Grade A +INR 7 CrVirat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
Grade AINR 5 CrR Ashwin, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Shami
Grade BINR 3 CrAjinkya Rahane, Axar Patel, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Ishant Sharma
Grade CINR 1 CrShikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mayank Agarwal, Deepak Chahar, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha, Suryakumar Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar
  • Domestic Cricketers Salary
Seniors(above 40 matches)INR 60,000
Under 23INR 25,000
Under 19INR 20,000

BCCI’s Grading system for Women’s

  • International Cricketers Salary
Grade AINR 50 LakhsMithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Yadav
Grade BINR 30 LakhsEkta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues
Grade CINR 10 LakhsRadha Yadav, D Hemalatha, Anuja Patil, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mansi Joshi, Punam Raut, Mona Meshram, Arundhati Reddy, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Taniya Bhatia, Pooja Vastrakar
  • Domestic Cricketers Salary
Senior women (playing XI)INR 20,000

Apart from the BCCI annual salary, the players will also receive an income for playing in every Test, ODI, and T20I match.

An Indian player has a fixed match fee of Rs 15 lakh for a Test match. For an ODI, a player earns Rs 6 lakh while he earns Rs 3 lakh for every T20I. Those who don’t make it to the playing XI draw 50% of the match fee.

Following are the full list of Indian cricket players salary 2022 along with their match fee:

PlayerBCCI SalaryTestODIT20I
Virat Kohli7 Crores15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
Rohit Sharma7 Crores15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
Jasprit Bumrah7 Crores15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
R Ashwin5 crore15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
KL Rahul5 crore15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
Ravindra Jadeja5 crore15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
Rishabh Pant5 crore15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh
Mohammed Shami5 crore15 lakh6 lakh3 lakh

It is estimated that an Indian male cricketer gets Rs. 15 lakhs to play a Test match and Rs. 6 lakhs to play an ODI, Rs. According to a survey conducted by Cricket Monthly in 2017, it costs 3 lakhs to play T20I.

On an average, a senior women’s cricketer is paid around Rs 20,000 per day. This is equivalent to the salary of a male cricketer under the age of 19. In comparison, a senior male cricketer earns Rs 60,000 per day per match.

Bonus for Indian Cricket Players

Apart from the Indian cricket players salary, every Indian cricketer would receive a reward for their individual performance in all three format matches. This reward money is not included in their match fee.

  • Rs 500,000 for scoring a hundred in a test or ODI
  • Rs 700,000 for a double hundred in the test
  • Rs 500,000 for 5 wicket haul in Test, ODI, or T20
  • Rs 700,000 for a 10 wicket haul in test matches