Ranji Trophy Player Salary: The Ranji Trophy is a first-class domestic cricket competition held annually. It was first started in 1934. The trophy was named after Ranjitsinhji (Indian cricketer and the father of Indian cricket).
38 teams across the nation compete in this trophy. The most successful team in the history of Ranji Trophy is Mumbai, who have won 41 times.
Every cricketer has to play in the Ranji Trophy if they want to play for the national team in the future. Ranji Trophy was always seen as a gateway to the Indian Cricket Team. It is essential to note Ranji player Salary/ Per match depends on various factors like performance and the total number of matches.
Ranji Trophy Player Salary/Per Match Before 2021-22 Season
Before the 2021-22 season, the Ranji Player salary structure was different; a player included in the playing 11 was RS 35,000/day, and the players not playing the match got RS 17,500/day.
Ranji Trophy Player Salary/Per Match From 2021-22 Season
The BCCI increased the Ranji Player Salary/Per match from the 2021-22 season. The salary was improved based on experience and a player’s number of matches. Details about the salary is listed below:
- Players who have played 0-20 matches will get a salary of Rs 40,000/day. Players with the same experience who are benched or are not playing will get a salary of RS 20,000/day.
- Players who have played 21-40 matches will get a salary of RS 50,000/day, and players with the same experience who are benched or not playing will get a salary of RS 25,000.
- Most experienced players who have played 41-60 matches will get a salary of RS 60,000/day. Players with the same experience who are benched or are not playing will get a salary of RS 30,000/day.
How much Ranji Trophy players earn?
Ranji players who are more experienced earn up to RS 60,000/day. And the players who are less experienced earn up to RS 40,000/day.
What is the match fee of Ranji Players?
The salary structure has changed from 2021-22 season. Now players with more experience of 41-60 matches is paid a salary of Rs 60,000/day. And players with moderate experience of 21-40 matches get a salary of Rs 40,000/day. And new joiners with less experience gets a salary of Rs 20,000/day.
Do Ranji players get monthly salary?
No, Ranji players do not get monthly salary. They are paid on daily basis. For instance the a player with a experience of 41-60 matches is paid Rs 60,000/day. And on the other hand a new player with a experience of 0-20 matches is paid Rs 40,000/day