The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the Annual Player Contracts for Team India (Senior Women) for the 2022-23 season. The contract has been divided into 3 categories A, B & C categories.
Many new faces were given a chance to have an annual contract Meghna Singh, Devika Vaidya, S.Meghana, Anjali Sarvanil, Radha Yadav & Yastika Bhatia have all been given a C category contract worth 10 lakhs annually.
Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, Vice-Captain Smriti Mandhana & all-rounder have all retained their top spots with the A-Grade contract worth 50 lakhs for the BCCI central contract list for the upcoming season.
The number of players in the A grade contract has been reduced to 3from 5 last year with Rajeshwari Gaikwad dropping to the grade B contract & Poonam Yadav missing out on the contract altogether. The names in the B grade contact include the names of Jemimah Rodrigues, Richa Ghosh & Shefali Varma the former 2 along with Renuka Thakur jumped to grade B from grade C after their impressive performance last year. Read Also: Virat says RCB had to lose against KKR upon the match
Mandhana remains one of India’s most consistent batters and was elevated to vice-captaincy in ODIs last year. Deepti Sharma has been an integral part of all the formats and has been particularly key with the ball.
The Category C contract includes Meghna Singh, Devika Vaidya, Sabbineni Meghana, Anjali Sarvani, Radha Yadav and Yastika Bhatia. Sneh Rana and Harleen Deol