Kaif’s father has also been a cricketer. Describing his father, he further wrote, ‘My father played 60 first-class games. Scored close to 3000 runs, scored 5 centuries. With no money, his generation helped the game grow. The BCCI has shown a big heart by remembering his contribution.
At the same time, Amit Mishra wrote – This is a great decision of BCCI and Jay Shah. Foreign boards will also follow this decision in the coming time.
What changes have happened?
Among men, first-class players who played 50 to 74 matches, who retired before 2003, who used to get Rs 15,000 per month, will get Rs 30,000. Whereas former Test players, who got Rs 37,500, will now get Rs 60,000. Those with a pension of Rs 50,000 will get Rs 70,000. Women international players getting Rs 30,000 will get Rs 52,500 from now. Whereas first-class cricketers who played more than 75 matches who retired before 2003 and were getting Rs 22,500, they will now get Rs 45,000.