BCCI announces financial benefits for prior players [ Current Affairs ]

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About the announcement by BCCI: BCCI announces financial benefits for former cricketers, both domestic and international. It includes monthly and one - time payments and the match fees for the umpires presiding in both domestic and international games.

About the benefits for different retirements:

Rs. 50, 000 per month:

  • It will provide to all Test cricketers who retired before December 31, 1993 and have played more than 25 matches.

Rs. 37, 500 per month:

  • It will provide to all Test cricketers who retired before December 31, 1993 and have played less than 25 matches.

Rs. 22, 500 per month:

  • It will provide to all Test cricketers who retired on or after January 1st, 1994.

Rs. 15, 000 per month:

  • It will provide to all cricketers who have represented India in One - Day International and all Ranji Trophy cricketers who have played at least 10 matches before 1957 - 58 season.
  • It will also provide to all first class cricketers who have played 25 to 49 matches up to the end of 2003 - 04 season.

Rs. 22, 500 and Rs. 30, 000 per month to:

  • Those who have played 50 to 74 matches and 75 and above matches up to end of 2003 - 04 season respectively.

Rs. 22, 500 per month:

  • Women cricketers who have played 10 or more Tests.

Rs. 15, 000 per month:

  • Women cricketers who have played 5 to 9 Tests.
  • All retired Test umpires will get Rs. 22, 500 per month and all retired All India Panel Umpires who have presided in ODIs as field Umpires will get Rs. 15, 000 per month.

Rs. 1.5 crore as one - time payment:

  • It will provide to all Test cricketers who retired up to the end of 2003 - 04 seasons and have played more than 100 matches.

Rs. 1 crore and Rs. 75 lakh:

  • It will provide to those who have played between 75 and 99 and between 50 and 74 respectively.

Rs. 60 lakh, Rs. 50 lakh and Rs. 35 lakh:

  • Test cricketers who retired up to the end of 2003 - 04 season and have played between 25 and 49, 10 and 24, and between 1 and 9 matches respectively.
  • Cricketers who have played between 100 and more first class matches will receive Rs. 30 lakhs while those who have played between 75 and 99 first - class matches will get Rs. 25 lakhs.

- Published on: November 20, 2015