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BCCI has cleared backdated payments of Indian cricketers KL Rahul and Amit Mishra.While the former has been paid match fee, tour fee and retainership fee for India tour of Sri Lanka last year, latter has been paid share of gross revenue for tournaments played outside India in 2011-12.
First talking of Rahul, he made his comeback to the Indian team for the tour of Sri Lanka. The India opener missed IPL 2017, ICC Champions Trophy and tour of West India due to a shoulder injury. He was declared fit and was selected for the tour of Sri Lanka.
However, the right-handed batsman Rahul missed the first Test match of the series due to viral fever.
The Bengaluru-based Rahul made his comeback in the second, replacing Abhinav Mukund, who scored a half-century in the first Test.
Shikhar Dhawan, the replacement of Murali Vijay on the tour, scored a century and got the nod over Mukund for the second Test.
Rahul was also part of ODI and T20I series on that tour.
However, he soon lost his place in ODI format following his poor form and is now not a part of ODI team.
The 25-year-old Rahul is only a member of Test and T20I team, as of now.
In fact, his last ODI came on that tour only. He has been paid an amount of INR 89,55,078.
Coming to Amit Mishra he has been paid an amount of Rs 28,54,658. The amount paid is for 2011/12 when India toured countries like West Indies, England, and Australia.
The aggressive batsman was a part of the team on the tour of West Indies and England.
His last appearance came in 2011 before he made his comeback in the Test side in 2015 for the tour of Sri Lanka.
His last appearance in international cricket came in 2016 during Chennai Test against England.
Mishra has been out of the team since then and looking at the current scenario, his chances of making a comeback look unlikely. He is currently playing IPL for Delhi Daredevils.
The experienced leg-spinner Amit Mishra was purchased by the franchise for a huge amount of INR 4 Crore.
Though he did not have a great outing in the first game as he went for 46 runs in four overs he bowled and went wicketless.