This is one example of bureaucracy, how it is ingrained in every sector. The way Government contracts are defined you need to follow a certain structure. Instead, if it was run independently you could actually define different salaries for each individual based on their experience, performance, athleticism , records and popularity both domestic and international level. The players could also have their say if they wanted to disagree to the terms or pay.
Human mind has all the power, when your mind is grind grit wins the battle. Go Bangladesh. Be the world number one in Test Ranking.