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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah announced the same parity pay for India Women’s Cricketers. Shah also said that the women’s cricket team will get the same pay as the male team.

Keeping it to the Point

  • BCCI Secretary Himself Jay Shah took the decision to smash all the discrimination between the Women’s and Men’s Cricket Team.
  • Now India Women’s Cricket team will get a fee as follows.
    15 Lakhs for Tests
    INR 6 lakh for ODI’s
    INR 3 Lakhs for T20s
  • The biggest of the above is that they have won Asia Cup 2022 for the seventh time. So, they highly deserved this.

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah announced this via his personal Twitter handle as they are now tackling the wall of discrimination by providing Women’s team’s equal pay as Men’s Cricket Teams.

In a series of tweets, he said that the Indian Cricket Board is implementing a pay equity policy for its Contracted Women Players. 

“ I am very happy to announce BCCI’s first step to overcoming discrimination among both genders. We are implementing equal pay for both teams. The match fee for both Men and Women Cricketers will be on the same pay scale as men’s counterparts as we are moving ahead in this new era of Cricket”. He tweeted.  “The BCCI Women Cricketers will be paid the same match fee as a male team from now on. Test (INR 15 Lakhs), ODI (6 Lakhs), T20I (INR 3 Lakhs). Equal Pay was my commitment to the Women’s Cricket Team and I am very thankful to the Apex Council for their Support. Jai Hind” He further Tweeted.

Former India Women’s Cricket Team Captain Mithali Raj Welcomed this decision saying that, “ This is an historic moment for Women’s Cricket in India. The pay equity along with WIPL Next Year. We are diving into a new era for Women’s Cricket in India. Thank you, Jay Shah and the BCCI, for making this happen. I am Really Happy Today.

The BCCI recently at its 91st annual general meeting approved to conduct the Women’s IPL providing a platform to upcoming women’s cricket talent. The India Women’s team under the captaincy under the captaincy of Harmanpreet Kaur reclaimed its Asia Cup for the seventh time and also clinched a historic 3-0 clean sweep in and against England amid run out Controversy and the first ever sliver medal at the Commonwealth Games.


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