Bengaluru, July 11: Fast bowler Mohammed Shami has been paid Rs 2.23 crore by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after he missed the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 due to injury.
Delhi Daredevils bowler Shami was ruled out of IPL 8 after sustaining injury to his left knee during the ICC World Cup. India reached the semi-final before losing to eventul winners and hosts Australia.
The 26-year-old Shami had played the World Cup with injury and had captured 17 wickets in the tournament.
Now, the BCCI has compensated Shami for missing the IPL. According to the list of payments made by the board in the month of June, Shami's name is also mentioned. He has received Rs 22,312,500.
BCCI said, Shami had got the payment for "loss of Pay for IPL Season 2015 due to Injury."
Shami was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 4.25 crore at the Players Auction in 2014. He was retained by the franchise this year and played in the 9th edition of the tournament.
The amount received by Shami from BCCI is exactly 50 per cent of his wages from Delhi Daredevils per season of IPL.
Shami is currently with the Indian team in the West Indies. India will play 4 Tests starting from July 21.