India head coach Ravi Shastri was already the highest-paid Indian coach in the history and he is all set to get another hike in his salary. In his second term as the head coach, Shastri will be earning Rs 10 Crore/year.
A report in Mumbai Mirror had suggested that he will be getting a 20% hike, that will see him earn Rs 10 /year.
In comparison to former India head coach Anil Kumbe and former India A and U-19 coach Rahul Dravid, the amount earned by Shastri is whooping and there is a big difference in the salaries of the trio. Shastri’s one month salary is close to Rs 83 Lakhs.
Anil Kumble –
In his one-year stint as team India’s head coach, Anil Kumble earned a salary of Rs 48.74 Lakhs per month. For his services of one year, he earned close to Rs 5.85 Crore.
During his stint, Kumble had also proposed a salary hike for captain Virat Kohli. In 2017, it was also reported that Kumble and Kohli were not on the same page on this matter.
Just few days after the story came into the public domain, the news of a possible rift between the duo also became public. Kumble stepped down from the head coach’s post after the final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
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Rahul Dravid –
As per BCCI’s previous releases, Dravid used to earn a salary of Rs 45 Lakh/year. It amounts to Rs 5. 40 Crore for one year. He took over as head coach of India A and U-19 team in 2015 but it was in 2017 that he was handed full –time contract for a period of two years.
In July 2019, he left the position and took over as head of operations at National Cricket Academy. Under Dravid, India U-19 made it to the final of 2016 World Cup and won the trophy in 2018.