BCCI to award players with Rs.1.5 million each

April 7th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will award all the members of the victorious Indian team with Rs.1.5 million each for winning both the one-day and Test series in New Zealand.
“BCCI president Shashank Manohar has congratulated the Indian team, for its outstanding display in New Zealand. The president has announced a bonus of Rs.1.5 million to every player. The support-staff will receive a bonus of Rs.1 million each,” said BCCI secretary N. Srinivasan.

Rain robbed India of a deserving win in the final and the third Test in Wellington Tuesday but couldn’t stop them from winning the three-match series 1-0 in New Zealand.

India won the first Test in Hamilton by 10 wickets and drew the second Test in Napier. Indian won the ODI series 3-1.

India’s last and only Test series win in New Zealand was under Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who led them to a 3-1 victory in 1968.

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