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Finance Committee to discuss women's retainership, Ranji fees

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BCCI's Committee will meet in the capital on September 14 to discuss increase in the central contract money and match fees of women cricketers as well as all other domestic cricketers under the Board.

There is a seven point agenda for the meeting and topmost is to "take note of men/women players' contracts (increase in retainership/match fees/tour fees)".


The meeting will be chaired by senior politician Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is the head of committee.

A senior official on conditions of anonymity told PTI: "Women's cricket has been one of the topmost priority for COA member Edulji. Obviously, there could be some headway into how much money we can increase in central contract of the women players as well as whether we can widen the pool."

The last in the seven-point agenda is to discuss the increased compensation for domestic players/players remuneration structure.

"We have to work around the 13 percent share factoring in the that will be earned from the broadcasting rights for India's international matches (domestic and abroad). Obviously, there will be a decent hike," the official said.

Another point will be the inclusion of new players in the central contract of Also, the status of Gross Share (GRS) paid to players (international and domestic) will come up for discussion.

The committee will also take note of additions/deletions to the list of beneficiaries of the Gratis Scheme of

There will also be a discussion on distribution of money received for the ICC Test ranking award as well as the cash reward, besides taking note of the cash amount paid to differently-abled players.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 21:22 IST
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