Star India allrounder Ravindra Jadeja has made a giant bounce to the highest class within the newest BCCI contracts record introduced on Sunday night time. Whereas earlier there have been three gamers within the high class (A+, Rs 7 crore), now there are 4. India captain Rohit Sharma, former skipper Virat Kohli and star pacer Jasprit Bumrah have retained their place within the high class introduced by the Indian cricket board. Jadeja was an important cog in India’s Border-Gavaskar Trophy win over Australia earlier this month. He picked 22 wickets through the four-match collection, and in addition performed a useful position with the bat. In line with a BCCI assertion, the annual contract is dated from October 2022 to September 2023.

Prime-order batter KL Rahul received demoted to Grade B after a string of poor performances.

Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane and Ishant Sharma did not get a contract as BCCI handed retainership to 26 cricketers in 4 teams of A plus (Rs 7 crore), A (Rs 5 crore), B (Rs 3 crore) and C (Rs 1 crore).

It appears curtains for the veteran trio, who’ve been dropped from the contract record, signalling that they’re now not within the reckoning for the nationwide staff.

Spin all-rounder Axar had lots to be completely happy about as he was promoted to A class, whereas wicketkeeper batter KS Bharat additionally landed a maiden central contract after being included in Group C.

Star wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant, who’s recovering after present process remedy for his accidents following a horror crash in December final yr, stays in A class, which additionally contains Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami.

There have been six cricketers in Group B, together with Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj, Suryakumar yadav and Shubman Gill.

A complete of 11 gamers, together with Umesh Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan, Shardul Thakur, have been positioned within the C class. They are going to be paid Rs 1 crore by the board.

Wicketkeeper-batter Sanju Samson, KS Bharat and pacer Arshdeep Singh are the latest entrants within the newest central contracts introduced by the BCCI. They’ve all been positioned within the C class.

(With PTI Inputs)

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