Anushka Sharma, Taapsee Pannu applauds BCCI’s decision of equal pay for male and female cricketers

With Bollywood star Taapsee Pannu Anushka Sharma on thursday BCCI groundbreaking decision of equal match fees For centrally contracted female and male players to promote gender equality in cricket. According to the newly introduced system, an Indian female cricketer will receive her Rs 15 lakh per Test, Rs 6 lakh per ODI and Rs 3 lakh per T20I, just like her male counterpart. increase.

Previously, female players received Rs 10,000 each for ODI and T20I, while the match fee for Test matches was Rs 40,000.

Tarpsy, who played former Indian captain Mitali Raj in the 2022 film Shaabash Mithu, thanked the Indian Cricket Control Board (BCCI). Thank you BCCI for setting an example,” the actor wrote on Twitter.

On Instagram Stories, Anushka shared a screenshot of BCCI secretary Jay Shah’s tweet and responded to the post with three applause emojis. The actor is set to play former pacer Juran Goswami in his upcoming film Chakda Xpress.

Filmmaker Onir shared a link to a news report about the announcement on Twitter, urging the Indian film industry to do the same. “Great…. I hope the Indian film industry can take a cue and learn (sic),” he wrote.

India’s women’s cricket team recently won the Asian Cup in Bangladesh, beating Sri Lanka by eight wickets. The team also won the country’s first silver medal in cricket at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham earlier this year.

At the BCCI’s final Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Cricket Commission also announced the first-ever women’s IPL to take place next year. Earlier this year, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) signed a deal with the country’s players association to ensure that female cricketers earn the same amount as male players. Meanwhile, Cricket Australia (CA) is also working to close the gender gap. India thus became her second country to implement equal pay in international cricket.

https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/taapsee-pannu-anushka-sharma-laud-bccis-decision-of-equal-pay-for-men-and-women-8233945/ Anushka Sharma, Taapsee Pannu applauds BCCI’s decision of equal pay for male and female cricketers

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