Last Update on: April 27th, 2023 at 01:00 pm
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the annual central contracts for the India women’s team.
The contracts have been divided into three categories – Grade A, Grade B, and Grade C, with players being placed according to their performance and contribution to the team.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently declared annual contracts, also known as player retainership, for Indian women cricketers. The contracts were announced on Thursday, and they have been divided into four categories. The Indian national team’s skipper, Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, and the all-rounder Deepti Sharma have been placed in the topmost category.
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The retainership contracts come as a remarkable initiative to inspire and encourage women’s cricket in India. Women’s cricket in India has shown significant improvement in recent years, and the team has achieved many milestones on the global front. This move by the BCCI will strengthen the financial condition of women cricketers, allow them to have a stable income, and boost their morale. It is a positive step, and we hope it will further uplift the structure of women’s cricket in India.
BCCI announces annual player retainership 2022-23:
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) released the Annual Player Contracts for the Indian senior women’s team for the 2022-23 season on Thursday, with captain Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, and Deepti Sharma all being assigned to Grade ‘A’.
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Renuka Thakur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shefali Verma, Richa Ghosh, and Rajeshwari Gayakwad are put in Grade ‘B’, while Meghna Singh, Devika Vaidya, Sabbineni Meghana, Anjali Sarvani, Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, and Yastika Bhatia are put in Grade ‘C’.
All contracts are renewed annually and graded based on the player’s performance, seniority, and form.