Chennai: BCCI President N Srinivasan on Tuesday, announced a "one-time benefit" scheme for players who have served Indian cricket over the years.
Srinivasan made the announcement during the high-profile opening ceremony of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League here on Tuesday. "I would like to say that from the proceeds of the play-off games of the IPL, the BCCI will give a one-time benefit to those who have graced through Indian cricket -- international as well those who have played domestic cricket for a long time," Srinivasan said.
"Over 185 players will benefit from this (scheme). This is a small thank you to those who have done yeoman service to Indian cricket," he added.