[caption id="attachment_811955" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-811955" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bumrah-Kohli_AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="471" /> Jasprit Bumrah, who has proved his credentials of being India s main strike weapon in the death overs, was awarded the contract to become just the third cricketer in the list. @ AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Ace fast bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/jasprit-bumrah/">Jasprit Bumrah</a> has bagged a lucrative Rs 7 crore contract which puts him alongside captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/">Virat Kohli</a> and deputy <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rohit-sharma/">Rohit Sharma</a> in the A+ category when the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bcci">BCCI</a> s <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/coa">Committee of Administrators</a> (CoA) announced the Annual Player Contracts for the period from October 2018 to September 2019 late on Thursday night. <p></p> <p></p>Bumrah, who has proved his credentials of being India s main strike weapon across all formats, was awarded the contract to become just the third cricketer in the list. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-australia-2019-ms-dhoni-should-continue-after-world-cup-2019-ravindra-jadeja-should-not-be-in-the-side-sourav-ganguly-811859">Dhoni should continue after World Cup, Ravindra Jadeja should not be in the side: Ganguly</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rishabh-pant/">Rishabh Pant</a> was the other player who made significant gains. The 21-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who has a phenomenal rise in the past one year, pocketed a Rs 5-crore annual contract after he was included in the A category.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span> <p></p> <p></p>Former captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mahendra-singh-dhoni/">MS Dhoni</a> has been named in the Rs 5 crore A category along with 10 other Team India players. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ravichandran-ashwin/">Ravichandran Ashwin</a>, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav are other players in the A category. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/articles/india-vs-australia-2010-3rd-odi-milestones-loom-for-virat-kohli-ms-dhoni-rohit-sharma-shikhar-dhawan-in-ranchi-811648">Milestones loom for Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and others in Ranchi</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kl-rahul/">KL Rahul</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/hardik-pandya/">Hardik Pandya</a>, who received flak for their sexist comments on a popular television show, have been included in the Rs 3 crore grade B category. Umesh Yadav and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal are other two in the B category. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kedar-jadhav/">Kedar Jadhav</a>, Dinesh Karthik, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Hanuma Vihari, Khaleel Ahmed and Wriddhiman Saha will receive Rs 1 crore with their names in the C category. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, in the women s team, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mithali-raj">Mithali Raj</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/harmanpreet-kaur">Harmanpreet Kaur</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/smriti-mandhana">Smriti Mandhana</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/poonam-yadav">Poonam Yadav</a> have bagged the Rs 50 lakh A category contracts. Ekta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Deepti Sharma and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/jemimah-rodrigues">Jemimah Rodrigues</a> will receive Rs 30 lakh as they were included in the B category. Radha Yadav, D Hemalatha, Anuja Patil, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mansi Joshi, Punam Raut, Mona Meshram, Arundhati Reddy, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/rajeshwari-gayakwad">Rajeshwari Gayakwad</a>, Taniya Bhatia and Pooja Vastrakar were included in Rs 10 lakh C grade contracts.