ICC announces highest ever prize money for T20 World Cup winners

Thursday 06th June 2024 02:22 EDT

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 winners will receive the highest amount in the tournament's history, according to a statement by International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC announced a record prize purse of $11.25 million for the 2024 T20 World Cup with the winners pocketing at least $ 2.45 million. The previous edition in 2022 had a total prize pool of $5.6 million with winners England receiving $1.6 million.

The ninth edition is witnessing 20 teams competing over 28 days across nine venues in the West Indies and USA, making it the largest event of its kind. "ICC announces a record-breaking prize fund of $11.25 million for the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, with the winners set to receive at least $2.45 million. The runners-up will earn at least $1.28 million, while the losing semi-finalists will take home $787,500 each. Teams that do not advance past the second round will receive $382,500 each, and those finishing between ninth and 12th place will get $247,500 each," ICC said in a statement.

Teams ranking from 13th to 20th place will each earn $225,000. Additionally, every team will receive an extra $31,154 for each match won, excluding the semi-finals and finals.

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