How much money Mohammed Shami could lose due to controversy - Find Out
In the wake of all the deplorable allegations, Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami has found himself amid prodigious blemishes.
To add to his woe, based on his wife Hasin Jahan's claims about mental and physical abuse besides adultery charges, Kolkata Police have launched a probe against the Bengal cricketer under section 498 A, 323, 307, 376, 506, 328, 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which includes attempt to murder by "food poisoning and physical attack."
Following the startling episode, the apex cricket governing body BCCI has put a hold on Shami's pay contract. In an expected scenario, he could have landed in the A Category which amounts to INR 5 Crore.
In a different scenario, if Shami would not have been given the contract in A Category, he was already part of the B Category in previous contract which is of INR 3 Crore value. Shami's wife also has accused the 28-year-old of taking money from a Pakistani girl beside fixing matches.
Given the conditions even the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils have also decided to put a hold on the speedster's IPL contract as well. So how much money Shami can lose due to this entire controversy?
Shami was roped in by Delhi Daredevils by utilizing Right to Match (RTM) card spending INR 3 Crore. But owing to the shameful debacle, Daredevils officials, too, have decided to put Shami's future on a hold with the franchise.
So if Shami is proved guilty or is not part of the team's roster owing to the controversy he might lose from INR 6-8 Crore in total, on account of the BCCI and IPL contracts.
Quoted by PTI, a Daredevils official said, "Look Daredevils management can't take any unilateral decision in this matter. All players who play in the IPL have a tri-partite contract involving the franchise, BCCI, and the player.
Yes, we are well aware of the sensitive situation and we are having discussions with top BCCI officials. There is a clause about any player bringing disrepute but it is for the lawyers to interpret it."
"In these sensitive times, when people are raising their voice against domestic abuse and violence, unless Shami comes out clean, the franchise's image will also take a beating.
If Delhi Daredevils are worried, they certainly have reasons to do so. They have created a brand and would be protective about that," a senior BCCI official expressed.