According to the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), the International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to increase the remuneration of Nepali national cricketers by NPR 10,000.
Earlier, the CAN had the details of 22 cricketers and video analyst Raman Siwakoti to the ICC for payment of 2019 salaries and put forth the proposal to increase the salary.
As per CAN guidelines, the cricketers who played for Nepal in 2017 and 2018 were placed in three categories, namely A, B, and C.
The monthly salary details of three categories are as follows
|Category||Previous Salary||Revised Salary|
|A||NRP 35,000||NPR 45,000|
|B||NPR 25,000||NPR 35,000|
|C||NPR 15,000||NPR 25,000|
The 22 players are as follows:
|Category A||Category B||Category C|
|Paras Khadka||Arif Sheikh||Pradip Airy|
|Gyanendra Malla||Rohit Poudel||Raju Rijal|
|Sharad Bheshavkar||Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi||Kushal Bhurtel|
|Basanta Regmi||Susan Bhari||Rashid Khan|
|Sompal Kami||Pawan Sarraf||Ishan Pandey|
|Dipendra Singh Airy||Abhinash Bohara||Kushal Mall|
|Sandeep Lamichhane||Sandeep Jora|