Indian women cricketers to receive the same match fee as men, says BCCI

Under the new pay structure, women cricketers will be paid Rs 15 lakh per match for a test match, Rs 6 lakh for a one-day international (ODI) and Rs 3 lakh for a T20 match

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BS Web Team New Delhi
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to give equal match fees to men's and women's cricket teams. The announcement was made by BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Twitter. 

"I'm pleased to announce @BCCI's first step towards tackling discrimination. We are implementing a pay equity policy for our contracted @BCCIWomen cricketers. The match fee for both Men and Women Cricketers will be the same as we move into a new era of gender equality in Indian Cricket," Shah tweeted on Thursday. 

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First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 1:00 PM IST

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