IPL is one of the richest cricket league in the world. Players from various countries participate in this sporting event. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the entire nation was on lockdown. Indian Premier League came as a breather for all the people. This sporting event is full of entertainment, thrill, emotions, fun, and excitement. This year IPL is happening in the United Arab Of Emirates (UAE) and is happening inside closed doors. Not only players but also umpires and match officials put a lot of their effort to ensures that the game is being played fairly. All the precautions and safety measures are taken into consideration for the event. Just like players, umpires, and the match officials are in a biosecure bubble and undergoes similar tests and quarantine periods. Let us check out the salaries of umpires and match officials in IPL 2020.
Umpires In IPL 2020
Anil Chaudhary, Anil Dandekar, C. Shamshuddin, K.N. Ananthapadmanabhan, S. Ravi, Nitin Menon, Pashchim Pathak, Virender Sharma, Ulhas Gandhe, Vineet Kulkarni, Yashwant Barde, and K Srinivasan are the Indian umpires who participated in IPL 2020.
While Paul Reiffel (Aus), Richard Illingworth (Eng), and Christopher Gaffaney (NZ) are the foreign umpires.
Paytm Sponsors Umpires In IPL 2020
In IPL 2020, umpires are being sponsored by Paytm. After the IPL tournament ends, the umpires will be given an amount of INR 7,33,000. Apart from this, the elite panel umpires will be getting INR 1,98,000 per game while the development umpires will receive INR 59,000 per game.
The names in the list of elite umpires are Richard Illingworth, Christopher Gaffaney, Paul Reiffel, S Ravi, Anil Chaudhary, C.Shamshuddin, Nitin Menon, Vineet Kulkarni, and Ulhas Gandhe. While Virender Sharma, KN Anathapadmanabhan, Yashwant Barde, Anil Dandekar, K Srinivasan, and Paschim Pathak are on the list of development umpires. Nitin Menon is the fourth official to be included in the ICC Elite Panel. Javagal Srinath is the highest-paid match official in this IPL and he will get close to INR 52,45,128.
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