Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
December 18, Monday 2017 2:46 AM       

       HEADLINES: Ockhi: Search to spread to coast of Goa                                              Financial aid for Ockhi victims should not be misused                                              UDF team seeks time to meet PM                                              Ockhi: State govt prepares presentation to make Modi understand extent of tragedy                                              Ockhi: Minister says estimates after Christmas; one more dead body found                                              Now, escort companies in Goa demand Aadhar details                                              RK Nagar bypoll: DMK accuses AIADMK of bribing voters                                              Indian Air Force gets two more women fighter pilots                                              Brexit deal proves critics wrong: Theresa May                                              Global terrorist Saeed issues warning to India                                              Eight killed in Quetta church attack                                              Dhawan and spinners power India to ODI series win over Lankans                                              Indian hopes shatter as Sindhu loses Dubai Open title clash                                              Perth Test: Bowlers grind down England before heaven opens up                                              ISL 2017-18: Chennaiyin FC beat Bengaluru FC 2-1                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       SPORTS Next Article: Stage set for Maharashtra Derby  
       Kohli & Co's request to COA for pay hike will need GB approval
 
         Posted on :21:42:12 Nov 28, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:21:42:12 Nov 28, 2017
         Tags: Kohli & Co's request to COA for pay hike wil
 
Nagpur: India captain Virat Kohli and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni are set to request COA chief Vinod Rai for a substantial hike in the central contracts but it may be easier said than done as it is going to require the approval of the general body of BCCI.
 
The Indian cricketers' central contracts saw a two-fold rise with top players in group A earning Rs 2 crore annually.
 
Earlier, they were drawing Rs 1 crore.
 
Despite the cent percent hike in annual contracts, the players were apparently still not happy and erstwhile coach Anil Kumble had given a presentation to the the Committee of Administrators about raising it to Rs 5 crore for Grade A cricketers.
 
The COA, in its third Status Report submitted to the Supreme Court on April 6, had stated about the proposed recommendations on restructuring of central contracts.
 
"Unlike reports that players want share from the IPL broadcast revenue, they have never ever said anything like that. Yes, they have spoken about a respectable rise. The COA also understands that their payment structure needs revision," a senior BCCI office bearer, who has been in touch with skipper Kohli, told PTI today.
 
Currently the Indian players earn less than 8 percent (7.8 percent) of BCCI revenues and that is something that Rai wants to change.
 
However, unless the general body of the BCCI approves the revised pay structure, the players won't be getting what they demand at this point of time.
 
"Now let's consider a situation wherein Virat or MS requests Mr Rai to consider a pay hike. He can easily tell them that he had already given his recommendations to the Supreme Court in COA's third Status Report. Now any fund disbursement of the BCCI would require approval of the General Body.
 
"A Special General Meeting needs to be summoned where all the members will be taking a call. This is as per constitution of BCCI," the official said.
 
The Indian players believe that someone like Cheteshwar Pujara, who doesn't have a lucrative IPL contract, needs to be adequately compensated for his skills at the ultimate format Test cricket.
 
Similarly someone like Mahendra Singh Dhoni doesn't play the Test format but is part of the other two.
 
Just like England and Wales Cricket Board, Kumble had then suggested separate red and white ball contracts for the players.
A A
       SPORTS
Next Article: Stage set for Maharashtra Derby
 
 
SPORTS HEADLINES
ISL 2017-18: Kolkata defeat Mumbai City 1-0 to claim first win of season  
ISL 2017-18: Chennaiyin FC beat Bengaluru FC 2-1  
Perth Test: Bowlers grind down England before heaven opens up  
Indian hopes shatter as Sindhu loses Dubai Open title clash  
Dhawan and spinners power India to ODI series win over Lankans  
ISL 2017/18: FC Goa outplay Delhi Dynamos to move into top spot  
Sania Mirza to give Australian Open a miss  
Sindhu enters title round of Dubai Super Series Finals  
Agassi could prove to be good coach for Djokovic: Becker  
ISL: Kerala Blasters defeat 10-man NorthEast United by slender margin  
Fight Card announced for Vijender Singh's double title bout night  
Dubai Open: Srikanth bows out, Sindhu advances  
ISL 2017-18: Miku's double strike helps Bengaluru FC beat FC Pune City 3-1  
National Shooting C'ship: Elavenil Valarivan crowned women's air rifle champ  
Narinder Batra elected IOA president  
Hockey legend's wife accuses Trump of harassment  
Mohali Test: Rohit Sharma's double ton helps India level series  
Williams drops big hint at Australia Open return  
Maradona skips charity match, spends time with kids  
Cricket fraternity pours in wishes on Yuvraj's 36th birthday  
BCCI appoints chief operating officer for NCA  
India to play 81 matches at home from 2019-2023  
BCCI revokes ban on Rajasthan Cricket Association  
Hamilton Test: Kiwis reduce Windies to 30-2 after Taylor's landmark ton  
Diego Maradona arrives in Kolkata on three-day visit  
 
Do you support Adv Aloor's criticism that judges in lower courts lack guts?
Yes
 
No
 
No opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy