Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar lashed out at hosts Australia for no longer honouring the Indian group with any money award after its ancient ODI collection triumph, pronouncing the gamers deserve a proportion of the earnings they generate.
India beat Australia 2-1 for his or her maiden bilateral ODI collection triumph Down Beneath.
Guy-of-the-match Yuzvendra Chahal and Guy-of-the-series MS Dhoni got USD 500 each and every for his or her performances within the post-match presentation. The gamers donated their prize cash to a charity.
The group used to be offered simply the winners’ trophy by way of former batsman Adam Gilchrist. Gavaskar lambasted the hosts for no longer handing out any money awards.
“What’s USD 500 and it’s a pity that the group has were given just a trophy. They (organisers) earn such a lot cash via broadcast rights. Why can’t they provide excellent prize cash to the gamers? In the end, gamers are the only real reason why for the game getting massive cash (from sponsors),” Gavaskar stated on ‘Sony Six’.
“Have a look at the prize cash being given away on the Wimbledon (Championships). It’s extra special. The gamers are key in producing cash, in order that they will have to be rewarded handsomely,” he added.
On the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, even those that exited within the first spherical pocketed on the subject of Rs 36 lakh whilst the singles winners were given richer by way of Rs 21 crore (approx).
The low prize cash apart, India loved their maximum a success excursion of Australia, profitable each the Check and ODI collection 2-1 and drawing the Twenty20 collection 1-1.