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BCCI's Fair And Equal Play

BCCI’s decision to bring in pay parity between men and women cricketers in the country is a momentous chapter in the history of the sport in India

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Cricket, they say, is a religion in India that cuts across all barriers. Yet, within the sport, there has been a barrier that has remained almost invincible for long—of pay disparity between the Men and the Women in Blue. With its recent announcement to pay the women on par with their male counterparts, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is rewriting the narrative.