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Team India is also called "Men in Blue". Team India is official cricket team of India who represents the country in International Cricket.

Leagues
India vs Australia T20I 2022, South Africa Tour of India, 2022, T20 World Cup
Seasons
2022
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Team India | India national cricket team

Team India is also called “Men in Blue”. Team India is official cricket team of India who represents the country in International Cricket.

The India men’s national cricket team, also known as Team India or the Men in Blue, represents India in men’s international cricket. It is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, and is a Full Member of the International Cricket Council with Test, One Day International and Twenty20 International status.

Captain: Rohit Sharma
First ODI: v. England at Headingley, Leeds; 13 July 1974
First Test: v. England at Lord’s, London; 25–28 June 1932
Association: Board of Control for Cricket in India
Coaches: Rahul Dravid (Head coach), MORE
Arenas/Stadiums: Wankhede Stadium, Eden Gardens

Nicknames: Men in Blue, Team India

Contract

The BCCI awards central contracts to its players, its pay graded according to the importance of the player. Players’ salaries are as follows:

  • Grade A+ – ₹7 crore (US$877,000)
  • Grade A – ₹5 crore (US$626,000)
  • Grade B – ₹3 crore (US$376,000)
  • Grade C – ₹1 crore (US$125,000)

Match fees

Players also receive a match fee of

₹15 lakh (US$19,000) per Test match,

₹6 lakh (US$7,500) per ODI, and

₹3 lakh (US$3,800) per T20I.

Coaching staff

PositionName
Team managerGirish Dongre
Head coachRahul Dravid
Batting coachVikram Rathour
Bowling coachParas Mhambrey
Fielding coachT Dilip
Mental Conditioning coachPaddy Upton
PhysioNitin Patel
TrainerSoham Desai
Video analystHari Prasad Mohan

Selection committee

PositionName
ChairmanChetan Sharma
MemberAbey Kuruvilla
MemberDebashish Mohanty
MemberHarvinder Singh
MemberSunil Joshi