The Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced an increase in monthly pensions for former cricketers (both men and women) and former umpires. BCCI Chairman Sourav Ganguly said it was extremely important that the financial well-being of our former cricketers is taken care of. “The players remain the lifeline and as a board it is our duty to be by their side once their playing days are over. The referees have been unsung heroes and the BCCI truly appreciates their contribution “, did he declare.
BCCI Honorary Secretary Jay Shah said “the welfare of our cricketers, past and present, is a top priority, and increasing the amount of pensions is a step in that direction. “. “BCCI appreciates the contribution of referees over the years and this is a way of expressing our gratitude for their diligent service to Indian Cricket. a 100% increase,” he said.
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BCCI Honorary Treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal said: “Whatever BCCI is today, it is thanks to the contribution of its former cricketers and umpires. We are pleased to announce the increase in monthly pensions which will be a gesture for the welfare of our former cricketers.”
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