England Girls are to earn the similar fit charges as the boys’s facet any further, the ECB has introduced.
The rise, which comes within the wake of England Girls’s exciting tied Ashes collection towards Australia, comes into impact straight away, beginning with the T20I collection towards Sri Lanka which will get beneath method this week.
England generated attendance information for girls’s internationals all through this summer time’s Ashes collection for his or her video games at Edgbaston, the Kia Oval and Lord’s – in addition to promoting out suits at Taunton, Bristol and the Ageas Bowl.
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The ECB has already greater salaries for girls’s home groups, whilst pay for avid gamers within the Girls’s Hundred has greater than doubled from final 12 months.
England Girls’s captain Heather Knight mentioned: “It is in point of fact necessary that we proceed to force the ladies’s recreation ahead and it is incredible to look equivalent fit charges.
“The route of go back and forth for the ladies’s recreation has all the time been an important factor, and I am positive this may increasingly make cricket an more and more horny game to women and younger girls as we keep growing the sport.
“I might additionally love to thank the PCA and England Girls’s Participant Partnership for his or her fortify in representing the avid gamers and the expansion of the pro recreation.”
ECB leader govt Richard Gould added: “Rising the ladies’s and women’ recreation is a key precedence for us. Within the years forward, we can proceed to speculate forward of revenues.
“All of us need cricket to be the group game of selection for feminine athletes, and with the investments we’re making – and more and more profitable alternatives all over the world – we’re seeing cricketers change into one of the most highest-earning feminine athletes in UK group sports activities.
“Then again, we all know there’s nonetheless a lot additional to head as we in the long run try for equality around the recreation.”
Watch the primary England Girls’s T20I towards Sri Lanka at Hove on Thursday, live to tell the tale Sky Sports activities Cricket from 5.30pm.