BCCI pays INR 137 Cr to IPL franchisees; 1.2 Cr to Shastri


The Board of Control for Cricket in India has disbursed INR 137 crore to the IPL franchisee for the month of September. Team India Head Coach Ravi Shastri gets INR 1.2 crore on account of his professional fee. Among the other key recipient former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has received a little over INR 57 lakh.

The owners of IPL teams were the largest recipient from the amount disbursed by the cricket body. The BCCI disbursed the installments for IPL 2017 to GMR Sports Pvt Ltd, Knight Riders Pvt Ltd, KPH Dream Cricket Pvt Ltd, Indiawin Sports Pvt Ltd and Sun TV Network Ltd to the tune of INR 24.76 crore, 25.92 crore, 26.56 crore, 32.84 crore and 27 crore respectively.

The newly crowned coach of Team India, Ravi Shastri also got paid for his services for a period of three months. He was paid a little over INR 1.20 crore for his services during the first three months of his new tenure with the Indian cricket team.

Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was paid INR 57.88 lakh and the Test opener batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara was paid INR 28.13 lakh as a share of gross revenue from the international tournaments held outside India.

The BCCI also reimbursed Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy match fee to the tune of INR 69.35 lakh and 56.79 lakh respectively.