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The Indian Cricketers Affiliation (ICA) on Tuesday expressed their immense gratitude in the direction of the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) for rising the month-to-month pension of former Indian gamers (women and men) and retired umpires.

On Monday (June 13), a day when the BCCI closed in on a six billion greenback media rights deal for the subsequent cycle of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the richest sporting physique in India introduced to hike the pension for its former gamers.

I’m happy to announce a rise within the month-to-month pension of former cricketers: BCCI secretary Jay Shah

The primary-class gamers, who used to get INR 15,000 will now get INR 30,000 and former Check gamers will get INR 60,000 as a substitute of INR 37,500. These gamers who used to obtain a pension of INR 50,000 shall be getting INR 70,000 of their financial institution accounts.

The retired ladies worldwide gamers, who used to obtain INR 30,000 shall be getting INR 52,500 whereas the first-class gamers who retired earlier than 2003 will get INR 45,000 as a substitute of INR 22,500.

“I’m happy to announce a rise within the month-to-month pension of former cricketers (males & ladies) and match officers. Round 900 personnel will avail of this profit and near 75% of personnel shall be beneficiaries of a 100 PC increase,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah tweeted on Monday. 

Jay Shah on Women's IPL
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I’m greater than grateful that the BCCI: ICA president Ashok Malhotra

The ICA highlighted the rising inflation in India and what number of of its members will profit from BCCI’s announcement.

“The announcement by the BCCI yesterday has been very effectively acquired by our members, lots of whom have benefitted with this transfer in nowadays of rising costs and falling curiosity revenue, all of which has turn out to be a world-wide phenomenon,” ICA acknowledged in a media launch.

ICA president Ashok Malhotra, who performed seven Exams and 20 One-Day Internationals for India aside from enjoying 156 first-class matches, stated the BCCI lastly listened to their issues.

Ashok Malhotra
Ashok Malhotra. Picture Credit: Twitter

“I’m greater than grateful that the BCCI has accepted and put into motion this long-standing request from us. I wish to particularly thank Mr Jay Shah, the BCCI Honorary Secretary for his efforts,” Malhotra stated.

Former Indian gamers like Mohammad Kaif and Amit Mishra additionally welcomed the Indian cricket board’s determination that can profit many former gamers and their households.

Additionally Learn: The Indian Premier League Earns Extra Cash Than The English Premier League – BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

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