The contracts, from October 2019 to September 2020, are in four categories - A+ (Rs 7 crore), A (Rs 5 crore), B (Rs 3 crore) and C (Rs 1 crore). As many as 27 players have been divided into these four categories, with skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah being the three in the A+ category.
The 87-year old had caught everyone's eyes when she was ardently cheering for the Indian team when they were batting.
Under Kohli, India managed to win Test series against West Indies, South Africa, and Bangladesh in 2019 and as a result, the side moved to the top spot in the World Test Championship (WTC) standings.
India playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (capt), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.
India recently won the T20I series against Sri Lanka 2-0 after the first match was abandoned due to rain. The team will next take on Australia in an ODI series commencing from January 14.
Pujara was placed sixth, down one rung, with 791 points, while Rahane occupied the ninth spot after slipping a couple of positions with 759 points.
Virat now has 2,663 runs in the shortest format of the game. Also, the 31-year-old completed 1,000 runs as a captain in T20I cricket.
India won the first Test at Adelaide by 31 runs, while they recorded a win in the third Test by 137 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
India's playing XI are - KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini.
A fan, named Rahul Parek, made it using mobile phones and wires and it took him three days to complete the task. Skipper Kohli was impressed with the fan's work and gave him an autograph.