Bangladesh Cricketers Salary 2021

In 1977, the BCB first became an associate member of the International Cricket Council. 3 years later on 26 June 2000 became a Full Member. In 1997, Bangladesh won the ICC Trophy in Malaysia and thus qualified for its first Cricket World Cup to participate in England in 1999. In South Asia region Bangladesh is the most improved cricket team. Bangladesh cricket team the emerging power of world cricket as they are building their place in the world of cricket through each of their victories. Now let us have a look at the salaries of the players.

Bangladesh Cricketers Salary

The retainer structure is:

Category A+: BDT 4 lakh/month (US$ 5000 approx.)

Category A: BDT 3 lakh/month (US$ 3750 approx.)

Category B: BDT 2 lakh/month (US$ 2500 approx.)

Category C: BDT 1.25 lakh/month (US$ 1875 approx.)

Category D: BDT 1 lakh/month (US$ 1250 approx.)

N.B: Players to feature in both red and white-ball formats will draw the full amount of their salary in one format and half of the other format.

List of BCB Contract  player with category: 

Cricketers Red Ball Salary Grade White Ball Salary Grade
Mushfiqur Rahim A+ A+
Tamim Iqbal Khan A+ A+
Litton Kumer Das B B
Mehidy Hasan Miraz B B
Taijul Islam B D
Md Mithun D C
Najmul Hossain Shanto D D
Mominul Haque Shawrab A
Nayeem Hasan D
Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi D
Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury D
Mahmud Ullah A+
Soumya Sarkar A+
Mustafizur Rahman B
Shaif Uddin C
Afif Hossain Dhrubo D
Naim Sheikh D

On Sunday (March 8) BCB announced the new and updated players central contract list for the running year 2020. For this term, the Bangladesh Cricket Board picked 17 players and off them they included 6 new players and excluded 7 players. As Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim, are in both the red and white-ball lists, and are listed in the A+ category in both. Iqbal will be earning BDT 630,000 (an extra 30,000 as ODI captain) which is the current top paid amount of the Bangladesh Cricket team. Following him, Mushfiqur Rahim stands to earn BDT 600,000 (US$ 7500 approx.). Being only in the white-ball contract and also an A+ category player Mahmudullah and Soumya Sarker will get BDT 400,000 (US$ 5000 approx.) per month.

Players excluded from 2019 List :

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Players

1

Masrafe Bin Mortaza

2

Shakib Al Hasan

3

Imrul Kayes

4

Abu Haider Rony

5

Syed Khaled Hasan

6

Rubel Hossain

7

Shadman Islam

New players in the list for 2020 :

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Players

1

Soumya Sarker

2

Najmul Hossain Shanto

3

Md Mithun

4

Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury

5

Afif Hossain Dhrubo

6

Naim Sheikh

Each player awarded with double match fees when they won a series or match against Australia, Pakistan, India, and England. Bangladesh player offered prize money share which is almost 25% and other 75% distributed for the development of cricket in Bangladesh.

Bonuses for Individual Matches:

Match Bonuses
Test BDT 600,000 (US$ 7500 approx.)
ODI 
BDT 300,000 (US$ 3750 approx.)
T20 BDT 200,000 (US$ 2500 approx.)

A jump from BDT 350,000 (US$ 4375 approx.) from 2017 to 2019, a test match appearance will now fetch a player BDT 600,000 (US$ 7500 approx.). They Will get BDT 300,000 (US$ 3750 approx.) and BDT 200,000 (US$ 2500 approx.), respectively For playing an ODI and T20.

Who is the top-paid player on the team?

Tamim Iqbal Khan is currently the top-paid player in the team who will be earning BDT 630,000/monthly (an extra 30,000 as ODI captain) because of the top category contract from (BCB) and lots of endorsement deals.

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