Money speaks in Indian commentary, reveals BCCI's latest payments list

SANDIPAN GHOSH / 09 February 2016

Indian commentators get a good amount money for a series from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). During late January, BCCI made payments to the Indian commentators for South Africa series in India which had been played in late 2015.

Recently, BCCI revealed their payments made on January at their official website. Among the former Indian cricketers who have turned into commentators, Sanjay Manjrekar and Anil Kumble have been paid above 35 lakhs rupees each for South Africa series.

Sanjay Manjrekar received INR 36,49,375 for commentating in the South Africa Test series while Anil Kumble was paid INR 39,10,500 for commentating during the 5-match ODI series and the 4-match Test series.

The BCCI has also paid more than 11 crores rupees to International Management Group (UK) LTD in two installments for the ninth edition of IPL (Indian Premier League), which is scheduled to be held in 2016. The two payments were Rs 5,80,09,500 and Rs 5,80,09,528.

Apart from these, BCCI has also made payment to the several domestic cricket associations for several reasons. Also, BCCI has made payment to some cricketers for Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka series.  

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