BCCI pays Rs. 1.20 cr to Shastri for 3 months

The former Team Director started his role as the chief coach in July this year and has been paid for his services till October 18. The board has also cleared domestic match fee of the DDCA.

Shastri replaced Anil Kumble as the chief coach of Team India in July this year.   -  K. BHAGYA PRAKASH

Team India coach Ravi Shastri was paid a little over Rs. 1.20 crore for his services during the first three months of his new tenure with the Indian cricket team.

Shastri was back as the chief coach in July this year and has since been paid Rs. 1,20,87,187 for a three-month period between July 18 to October 18, according to the BCCI website.

Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was paid Rs. 57,88,373 (Rs. 57.88 lakh) as a share of gross revenue from the international tournaments held outside India.

In what would be a good news for those who play domestic cricket for Delhi, the BCCI reimbursed Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy match fee to the tune of Rs. 69, 35,141 and Rs. 56,79,641 respectively.