When BCCI doubled the pension, then Mohammad Kaif got emotional and wrote my father… Mithali Raj also said a big thing

New Delhi. A day ago, the BCCI announced an increase in the pension of former umpires in addition to former women’s and men’s players. It has been doubled. About 900 people will benefit from this. Now they will be able to get a maximum pension of up to 70 thousand rupees. After this decision of the board, many former cricketers have expressed happiness. This includes from the former captain of the women’s team Mithali Raj to former cricketer Mohammad Kaif. This pension has been implemented from June 2022 i.e. from this month. According to the information given by the board, it has been increased to 5 slabs.

After this decision of BCCI, Mohammad Kaif wrote on social media, ‘My father played 60 first class matches. Scored close to 3000 runs and also scored 5 centuries. People of his time helped to grow this game even when there was no money. The BCCI has shown a big heart by remembering his contribution. He further said that thanks BCCI. It means a lot to retired players. My father Mohammad Tarif is always happy on getting pension. Money gives you security, while identity gives pride.

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On the other hand, former women’s captain Mithali Raj said that the increase in monthly pension is a big step for the financial well-being of former cricketers and match officials. He has recently retired from cricket. He contributed to international cricket for almost 23 years and also made many records. He played 6 World Cups for the team. He made his international debut at the age of 16.

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According to the information, if we talk about the first class, those who used to get 15 thousand rupees as a pension, now they will get 30 thousand rupees. Whereas former Test players who got Rs 37,500 will now get 60 thousand rupees and those who get 50 thousand will get 70 thousand rupees from the board. It was being demanded for a long time.

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