The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah made a breakthrough resolution as he introduced equal pay for the Indian ladies’s cricket staff as their male counterparts. The centrally contracted ladies cricketers are set to earn INR 15 lakh for a Take a look at, 6 lakhs for an ODI and three lakhs for a T20I.
Nonetheless, this was not the case earlier as the ladies’s aspect earned INR 1 lakh for an ODI or T20I look, and a pair of.5 lakh for a Take a look at match. The Indian cricket board known as this step as a ‘step one in direction of tackling discrimination’.
Asghar Afghan reacts on boards resolution for equal pay
The pathbreaking resolution made by the BCCI is being given significance by many cricketing boards and members of the fraternity. Former Afghanistan skipper Asghar Afghan too didn’t maintain again in praising the board and voiced that BCCI desires the ladies’s staff to ‘dominate’ world cricket similar to the lads’s staff.
“India’s tradition believes that girls play extra cricket and sports activities and for the reason that cricket craze is humongous, everybody hopes to get an equal probability. Additionally, India desires that their ladies’s staff to dominate the world cricket and play good cricket simply as the lads’s staff have been doing. This can be a main resolution for the ladies’s staff and BCCI has made a unbelievable name,” stated Asghar whereas talking on ‘BatBricks7 presents Run Ki Runneeti’ on CricTracker.
Conserving apart the equal pay, BCCI has additionally deliberate the inaugural Ladies’s Indian Premier League (WIPL) probably scheduled to be held in 2023. The board is additional holding talks for TV rights and franchise possession. Undoubtedly, with the league in place, the ladies’s staff will get to play extra cricket to garner expertise, and this might additional give extra probability to the younger sensations of the nation to cement their place within the ladies’s staff.