Harmanpreet Kaur had a special message after BCCI secretary Jay Shah announced the implementation of equal play among contracted men and women cricketers.
With BCCI secretary Jay Shah announcing on Twitter that the Indian Cricket Board would be implementing a pay equity policy for contracted women cricketers, where their match fee would be the same as the men’s players. Reacting to the development, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur expressed her happiness about ‘equal pay’.
“I am very happy that BCCI made this decision today, because we have always been talking about equal pay. The first time in India, women cricketers will be getting paid the same amount as men’s team. Now I am sure in India, many girls will choose cricket as a professional career. I am really happy and very thankful to BCCI for that”, she said.
Here is Harmanpreet’s reaction: