Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) working committee, headed by its President, Anurag Thakur, on Monday decided to bring the daily allowance of the women’s and under-19 team’s at par with the national men’s team.
The women’s and U-19 teams will now receive $125 per day on international tours and the equivalent of $100 during a home series. (Also read: India lose No.1 ranking to Pakistan after rain ruins final Test vs West Indies) The committee also approved the audited statement for the past financial year besides passing the annual budget for 2016-17.
“The daily allowance for the India Under-19 boys team and senior India women team was increased and fixed at par with the senior India men team. All of them will get 125 USD per day on international tours and equivalent of 100 USD in the home series,” the BCCI said in a statement. (Also read: Ashwin breaks Sehwag’s record for most Man of the Series awards for India in Tests)
“The audited statement of accounts for the year ending March 31, 2016 was approved. the budget for the financial year 2016-17 was approved.”
Among other key decisions, the committee also approved the proposed expenditure for the ground preparation, ground equipment, indoor academy for Meghalaya and Nagaland. The committee also approved the domestic tournament schedule, which will be announced shortly.
BCCI Secretary Ajay Shirke also briefed the members on his meeting with the Justice R.M. Lodha Committee and also informed that BCCI has filed review petition in the Supreme Court.