Team India will be touring Sri Lanka under the captainship of Shikhar Dhawan after a long 4 years gap and already Indian team has landed in Lanka and they are all set to play their 1st ODI on 13th July 2021 at Colombo. Here is how much will Sri Lanka Cricket earn from India series?
Sri Lanka Cricket Board is already struggling with some financial crises and in addition to that, they have to work on player contracts, address issues on bubble breaches – However, their upcoming series against India will help them financially.
Here Is How much will Sri Lanka Cricket earn from India series ? | Stumpsandbails
The president of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board, Mr. Shami Silva has recently revealed that the board will earn around $12 million for hosting India in 3 ODI’s and 3 T20I’s. And in terms of rupees – It is a whopping 89.9 crore INR.
Silva has officially stated that – “We had initially finalized to host three matches. But after some negotiations with the Indian Cricket Board, we managed to increase the matches to six which will enable us to raise an additional $6 million in revenue. SLC will be able to provide a large income to the country with Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa’s vision of building a strong economy through Sports,”
Silva has also stated that the cricket board has missed out on several scheduled tours due to Covid-19. However, the board has ensured that this will not affect any player’s salary.
He has particularly pointed out on player’s salary and said – “We missed out on several tours as scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, yet we did not reduce the monthly salaries and allowances of our cricketers. None of their facilities were deducted either. In the face of this situation, the cricketers should give out their best display to the country,”
India’s squad for ODIs and T20Is: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (Wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice-captain), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya
Sri Lanka is yet to announce their squad officially.