The BCCI announced the central contracts for the period of October 2019 to September 2020. Dhoni was in the A category, which fetches a player Rs 5 crore, until last year. However four players -- Navdeep Saini, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar and Deepak Chahar -- are the new entries in the BCCI's annual player contracts.
Skipper Virat Kohli, his deputy Rohit Sharma
and top pacer Jasprit Bumrah
were retained in the highest A+ bracket of Rs 7 crore.