Captaining and coaching the Indian cricket team are two of the most challenging tasks in the sport. With the constant attention that Indian cricket receives and the number of stars in its dressing room, a coach’s responsibilities are multiplied. It is, nevertheless, one of the most paid occupations on the planet.
The head coach of the Indian squad is under a lot of pressure, so he returns with the same perks. The head coach’s role includes evaluating the athlete’s performance on the field as well as their overall behavior off the field on a regular basis.
In this article, we look at the salary of Indian Cricket Team coaches:
1. Ravi Shastri
The Indian Cricket Team is currently coached by Ravi Shastri. Shastri had previously worked as the team’s director in 2007 and 2014-16, but it was only in 2017 that he was named Head Coach, following the departure of Anil Kumble. Shastri was paid Rs 8 crore per year on his first contract (2017-19). Shastri’s initial term was marred by scandal, as his exaggeration drew widespread condemnation. Shastri’s contract was renewed in 2019 and he received a pay increase of 25%, bringing his yearly compensation to Rs 10 crore.
2. Bharat Arun
Bharat Arun is a former Indian Test cricketer and current bowling coach of the Indian national cricket team. He was a medium pacer and an attacking lower-order batsman. In November 1993, he announced his retirement from first-class cricket. He is paid Rs 3.5 crore a year.
3. Ramakrishnan Sridhar
Ramakrishnan Sridhar, also known as R Sridhar, is a former Indian first-class cricketer and the Indian national cricket team’s fielding coach. He was a member of the Hyderabad cricket squad from 1989 until 2000, before turning to coach in 2001. Sridhar began his teaching career in 2001, after finishing his playing career. Sridhar served as the India Under-19 team’s assistant coach during the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in February 2014. He was designated the fielding coach of India’s national cricket team for the ODI series against England in August 2014. He was given a contract renewal by the Indian national cricket team, and he has been their fielding coach ever since, taking them on numerous successful trips since 2014. He earns Rs 3.5 crore each year.
4. Vikram Rathour
Vikram Rathour is a former Indian cricketer and coach who represented India in six Tests and seven One-Day Internationals between 1996 and 1997. He batted first for the right-handed team. Rathour was a prolific run-scorer in first-class cricket, accumulating 11,503 runs in 146 matches at an average of 50.66. This includes numerous centuries written in a fluid, stroke-filled style. He had a relatively modest List A career, amassing little over 3000 runs in 99 matches. He is the Indian cricket team’s batting coach. He is paid anything between 2.5 to 3 crore per annum.