BCCI contract list 2019: Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah to get Rs 5 crore; Shikhar Dhawan dropped from top category
The other players in the A category are Dhoni, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar, Mohammad Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. Chinaman Kuldeep, who has become India's frontline spinner in all three formats, has also been promoted to A from the B category. Murali Vijay, who was in the A category until last year, has been dropped altogether after a dismal Test tour of Australia.
A+ category, where a player gets a retainer of Rs 7 crore. Photo: Reuters