Ashwin awarded top BCCI contract
Offspinner Harbhajan Singh and seamer Ishant Sharma have been demoted from Grade A to B in the BCCI’s list of annually contracted players, while offspinner R Ashwin, who has established himself as the leading spinner across all three formats, has been promoted from Grade B to A.
This means that the duo of Harbhajan and Ishant will draw a fixed income of Rs 50 lakh (approx $93,000) from October 2012 to September 2013, instead of the Rs 1 crore (approx $186,000) that players with the top grade of contracts will get. Both bowlers seem to have been penalised for their lacklustre performance in…
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