BCB announce 20 per cent hike in match fee and salaries for contracted cricketers

Bangladesh team celebrate a wicket. © BCB Twitter

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced an increase in salary and match fees of the contracted national cricketers. As per the revised structure, the players will be getting a 20 per cent pay hike from their current fee.

Speaking to Cricbuzz, BCB women’s wing chairman Nadel Chowdhury said that the board had approved the revised pay structure in their last meeting on June 15.

”We have increased the salary of the women cricketers by 20 per cent, and they will receive their salary in the new pay scale from this month (July),” Shafiul was quoted saying to Cricbuzz.

“Earlier they used to get 100 USD and 75 USD as match fees respectively for ODIs and T20Is,” he said. With the increased salary, the players will be receiving 300 USD as match fees for ODIs and 150 USD for T20Is.

The 22 contracted divided into four categories will receive a 20 per cent hike from their previous salary. Players who come under Category A will get 60000 BDT, Category B, C, and D will receive 48000, 36000 and 25000 BDT, respectively.