Bhuvneshwar Kumar on first paycheck: I shopped and still managed to save some
14 July, 2020 | newsx bureau
Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar participating in a question and answer session on Twitter revealed the amount of his first paycheck.
Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who features in the list of A category players released by BCCI, has revealed his first-ever paycheck. Bhuvneshwar was participating in a question and answer session on Twitter where he gave his take on fans’ queries.
The 30-year-old bowler was asked about his first paycheck by a fan and Bhuvneshwar responded by saying, “It was for Rs 3000. I shopped and still managed to saved some.”
During the question and answer session Bhuvneshwar picked Barcelona striker Lionel Messi over Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo.
How much was your first paycheck worth? Do you remember what you did with it? #AskBhuvi
— Dhruv Rupani (@dhruvy21) July 12, 2020
It was for Rs3000. I shopped and still managed to saved some. https://t.co/InCoaQWLZJ
— Bhuvneshwar Kumar (@BhuviOfficial) July 12, 2020
The right-arm bowler also revealed that football and badminton are his favourite sports other than cricket.
Earlier this year, Bhuvneshwar was named in the list A category of players. BCCI had released the list of centrally contracted players for the period from October 2019 to September 2020. Annually, A category players get Rs 5 crore.
The right-arm bowler would have been in action for Sunrisers Hyderabad if the Indian Premier League (IPL) had commenced from March 29. However, the tournament was postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.