Big step of New Zealand cricket, equal amount to men and women cricketers
A big step has been taken by the New Zealand Cricket Board in the interest of women’s cricket. This step is being praised everywhere.
New Zealand Cricket : In all sports including cricket, the matter keeps arising that women and men are not given equal rights. Gradually, all efforts have been made for this equality. Now New Zealand Cricket has taken a big step in this direction. According to media reports, the New Zealand Cricket Board has announced that New Zealand’s women cricketers will now get equal money for international and top level domestic matches at par with male cricketers. As soon as the New Zealand Cricket Board announced that professional women’s and men’s cricketers would get equal pay, there was a wave of happiness among all sports fans. A five-year deal has been struck for this, in which the White Ferns and domestic women players will get the same match fees as men in all formats and competitions including ODI, T20I, Ford Trophy and Super Smash level.
After the new contract of the New Zealand Cricket Board, the money given to women cricketers will only increase, but the number of agreements will also increase. Along with this, the number of competitive matches for the players will also be increased. White Ferns captain Sophie Devine said that this agreement will be a game-changer for women’s cricket. Devine said it is great for international and domestic women’s players to be recognized in the same agreement with men.
Now female and male players will get this match fee
- $10,250 for a test match (approximately Rs 8 lakh)
- $ 4,000 for ODI match (about Rs 3 lakh 15 thousand)
- $2,500 for a T20I match (approximately Rs 2 lakh)
- $1,750 for the Plunket Shiel
- $800 to match the Ford Trophy/Halliburton Johnstone Shiel
- $575 for Super Smash matches