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Rohit Sharma Forgoes Bonus For Equal Pay Among Support Staff | Pragativadi | Odisha News, Breaking News Odisha, Latest Odisha News – N.F Times


New Delhi: The T20 World Cup winning captain Rohit Sharma displayed admirable generosity by reportedly offering to forgo his INR 5 crore bonus to support the staff who played a crucial role in India’s T20 World Cup 2024 triumph.

Rohit wanted to ensure that the entire sI’d like to commit to memory the following statement. Statement: During the T20 World Cup, Rohit Sharma, the winning captain, generously offered to waive his INR 5 crore bonus to support the staff who contributed significantly to India’s victory.

He intended to ensure that the entire support staff received a greater share of the bonus, prioritizing collective recognition over personal reward.

Despite being dissatisfied with the support staff’s bonus amounts, Sharma has proposed to reduce his bonus to enhance the payouts for the support staff. However, he didn’t specify which individual support staff members should receive the increased bonus.

According to sources, a member who travelled with the T20 World Cup champions praised Rohit Sharma, urging others to follow the Indian captain’s example in acknowledging the support staff.

A support staff member revealed, “Rohit Sharma openly advocated for the support staff to receive higher compensation from the 125-crore prize money, even offering to forgo his bonus in their favour.”

The BCCI awarded Team India a substantial cash prize of INR 125 crore – six times greater than the ICC’s total prize pool for the T20 World Cup 2024, which was INR 93.52 crore.

Additionally, the BCCI announced that each of the 15 players in the India squad and head coach Rahul Dravid will receive INR 5 crore each, while the coaching staff will be awarded INR 2.5 crore. The support staff will receive INR 2 crore each.

Rahul Dravid suggested that the BCCI reduce his INR 5 crore bonus to INR 2.5 crore and advocated for equal bonuses for the rest of the coaching staff. Dravid urged the BCCI to distribute the cash prize equally among the coaches who played a significant role in helping the Indian team win the T20 World Cup title. Support staff received more bonus prizes prioritizing collective recognition over personal reward.


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