Triumphant women cricketers get bonus of Tk 1.0m each

Published: June 11, 2018 21:48:10 | Updated: June 13, 2018 13:00:45

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced a bonus of Tk 1.0 million for each members of Bangladesh women's cricket team for winning the ACC Women's T20 Asia Cup.

BCB President Nazmul Hasan made the announcement at a reception hosted by the BCB at Sonargaon Hotel upon their return from Malaysia on Monday evening.

Bangladesh women's team landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the afternoon amid huge enthusiasm among the cricketers, organisers and cricket lovers.

The team directly drove to Sonargaon Hotel to join the reception.

Addressing the reception, the BCB chief announced the Tk 20 million bonus for the women's team.

The players will initially receive Tk 1.0 million, as per a UNB report.

Papon also assured the female cricketers of enhancing their salary and other benefits very soon.

It is mentionable that each of 17 players in the national squad are being paid Tk 10,000 to 30,000 (USD 120 to 360) per month for the last few years since the salary structure came into place in 2012.

For an ODI, they are paid USD 100 per game and USD 75 for a T20 international.

Bangladesh women's cricket team have clinched the ACC Women's T20 Asia Cup, shocking six times champions India by three wickets in the final in the last ball thriller Sunday afternoon.

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