India claim maiden Test series win in Australia

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09 Jan 2019

BCCI announces cash prizes for India after win against Aussies

The Indian cricket team won its maiden Test series in Australia by a 2-1 margin.

India won matches in Adelaide and Melbourne and that was enough in the end for them to script a historic feat.

The BCCI is extremely satisfied with the performance of Virat and Co. and in turn has decided to reward the players.

Here are the details.

Cash rewards

All about the cash rewards for Indian team

All about the cash rewards for Indian team

The BCCI is set to hand cash rewards of Rs. 15 lakh per match for the players who featured in the playing XI.

Meanwhile, the Indian cricket board will also give Rs. 7.5 lakh per match for the players who were on the bench.

The coaching staff will also receive cash reward bonus of Rs. 25 lakh per match.

Prize money

Several players to pocket maximum amount

The cricketers who were involved in all four Tests are set to benefit the most.

Indian captain Virat Kohli alongside the likes of Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah played all the matches.

These players will be bagging the highest amount.

Meanwhile, the non-coaching staff will also get rewards equivalent to their salary.

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Pujara could be in for an upgraded central contract

Pujara could be in for an upgraded central contract

India ought to thank senior batsman Cheteshwar Pujara for playing a decisive role in their victory.

The 30-year-old scored 521 runs in the series.

Reports had claimed that the BCCI could be considering an upgrade of contract for the Test player.

The BCCI has valued Pujara's contribution in the series and could now reward him.

Pujara could be promoted to A-plus category.

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By what margin did India win the Test series against Australia?

Who was the star performer for India in the Test series?

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By what margin did India win the Test series against Australia?

Asked 2019-01-09 12:36:36 by Angel Mittal

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India won the four-match Test series by a 2-1 margin. They won in Adelaide and Melbourne.

Who was the star performer for India in the Test series?

Asked 2019-01-09 12:36:36 by Ridhi Bhatnagar

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Cheteshwar Pujara was the star performer for India in the Test series. He scored 521 runs in total.

What is the reward structure set by the BCCI?

Asked 2019-01-09 12:36:36 by Saanvi Mehta

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The BCCI announced cash rewards of Rs. 15 lakh per match for players who were in the playing XI. Also, a sum of Rs. 7.5 lakh per match will be for the players who were on the bench. A bonus of Rs. 25 lakh per match was announced for the coaching staff. The non-coaching staff will also earn bonuses.

Which players are set to earn the maximum?

Asked 2019-01-09 12:36:36 by Aradhya Mukopadhyay

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The likes of Virat Kohli, Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah are set to earn the maximum.

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