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BCCI makes Rs 2.61 crore payment to Dravid as coaching fees

May 13, 2016 15:56 IST

India A Coach Rahul Dravid, Jayant Yadav, Rishi Dhawan, Gurkeerat Mann and Karan Sharma during a training session ahead of the ODI series against Bangladesh A at National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru

IMAGE: Coach Rahul Dravid (extreme right) with India 'A' squad members Jayant Yadav, Rishi Dhawan, Gurkeerat Mann and Karan Sharma during a training session ahead of the ODI series against Bangladesh 'A' at National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. Photograph: PTI

Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been paid Rs 1.30 crore, the balance of his Rs 2.61 crore fee, for coaching the national Under-19 and 'A' teams, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has revealed in its monthly disclosure of payments exceeding Rs 25 lakh.

With last month's installment, the BCCI completed its full payment to Dravid, who was inducted in the ICC's Cricket Committee on Friday.

The first half of the fee was paid in March.

Among other payments, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was paid a commentary fee of Rs 89.75 lakh for the period January to March, while L Sivaramakrishnan was paid Rs 26.12 lakh for the same duration.

Besides, the BCCI also cleared the dues to various state associations for conducting domestic tournaments, camps and infrastructure subsidy.

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association was paid a total of Rs 8.67 crore as part of infrastructure subsidy and service tax claim.

The Kerala Cricket Association was made a payment of Rs 1.62 crore for a similar claim.

The Cricket Associations of Vidarbha, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Baroda and Odisha were paid Rs 37.12 lakh each as advance for conducting ZCA U-19 boys camps in Nagpur, Mohali, Dharamsala, Hubli, Baroda and Bhubaneswar.

The Delhi and District Cricket Association was paid Rs 88.43 lakh as reimbursement for match Fees and subsidies for hosting Ranji Trophy matches.

A similar payment of Rs 82.77 lakh was made to the Mumbai Cricket Association.

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