In 2010 BCCI brings so many changes in its Central Contract list:
1. Yuvraj Singh, who has been demoted from Grade A to B.
2. Suresh Raina has been upgraded to Grade A
3. Suresh Raina is now in the same bracket as Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan.
4. A retainership of Rs1 crore for A Grader
5. A retainership of Rs 50 lakh for B Graders
6. And Rs 25 lakh for C Graders
7. Reduced the number of contracted players’ from 41 to 24.
8. The match fee for a Test has been increased to Rs 7 lakh
9. Playing a One-day International will make a player richer by Rs 4 lakh
10. Playing T20 will give a player Rs 2 lakh.
- MS Dhoni
- S Tendulkar
- G Gambhir
- V Sehwag
- R Dravid
- VVS Laxman
- Suresh Raina
- Harbhajan Singh
- Zaheer Khan
- Yuvraj Singh
- I Sharma
- A Nehra
- P Kumar
- V Kohli
- M Vijay
- P Ojha.
Grade C (Rs25 lakh)
- S Sreesanth
- A Mishra
- R Ashwin
- R Sharma
- C Pujara
- R JadejaA Mithun
- V Kumar
D grade is now removed from the Central Contract list.