Whooping Prize money for ICC World Cup winners!
The ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in the home of cricket, England from 30th May and the ICC has announced the prize money for the winners, Runners and for the all the participant teams in this year World cup.
The winners of the 10-team 2019 ICC World Cup will get prize money of $4 million (₹28 crore), while the runners-up will be awarded $2 million (₹14 crore). Of the total prize pot of $10 million (₹70 crore), the losing semi-finalists will get $800,000 (₹5.6 crore) each. The winner of each league stage match will get $40,000 (₹28 lakh).
10 teams will participate in this mega tournament where the tournament will be held in the round robin format. England and India are the hot favourites for this World Cup being led by Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli respectively.
This tournament becomes the first ever world cup to be held without any of the associate teams. And also this is the first WC without all test playing nations as Zimbabwe failed to qualify in the qualifiers that were held last year.
India will kick start their campaign on June 5th where they will play with South Africa.