The new chief coach of team India Ravi Shastri is all set to get a whopping salary of upto Rs 8 crore per annum. Shastri’s salary shall be Rs 1.5 crore more than what Kumble used to get, reported news agency PTI.
According to the agency, the top brass of BCCI was unanimous in their decision on Shastri’s perks, which is at least Rs 1.5 crore more than previous coach Anil Kumble’s salary of Rs 6.5 crore.
Ironically, in Kumble’s demand for an increment was exactly to the tune of what Shastri will be getting.
Apart from Shastri, Bharat Arun, R Sridhar and Sanjay Bangar who shall be part of team India’s core coaching are also expected to be bracketed between Rs 2 to 3 crore taking into account that they need to be compensated for foregoing their IPL contracts.