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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary J Shah on Monday announced an increase in the monthly pensions of former cricketers and match officials. Shah announced this on Twitter and also said that about 900 officials would benefit from this decision. “I am pleased to announce an increase in the monthly pensions of former cricketers (men and women) and match officials. About 900 personnel will benefit from this benefit and about 75% of the personnel will benefit from the 100% increase.” Shah tweeted.
“It is very important to take care of the financial well-being of our former cricketers. Players live the lifeline and as a board, it is our duty to be with them after their game days are over. BCCI President Soro Ganguly said in a statement that the umpires have been “unacceptable heroes” and the BCCI really values their co-operation.
The announcement by Shah came on the second day of the ongoing e-auction for IPL media rights.
Last month, Shah also announced a prize money of Rs 1.25 crore for the groundwork and curators of all the six venues hosting IPL 2022.
Shah wrote on Twitter, “I am delighted to announce the رقم 1.25 million prize money for the men who have given us the best game in # TATAIPL 2022. Our curators at 6 IPL venues this season. And the ground, the so-called heroes. “
“We have seen some high octane games and I would like to thank each and every one of them for their hard work. 25-25 lakhs for CCI, Wankhede, DY Patil and MCA, Pune. 12.5 lakh each, “he said. Added
IPL 2022 league stage matches were played across Maharashtra. Qualifier 1 and Eliminator were played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, while Qualifier 2 and final were played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Kolkata.
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