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BCCI announces cash prize for Team India

Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 12:56 [IST]
 
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BCCI rewards Team India

New Delhi: The cricket board on Monday hailed the Indian team's series victory over New Zealand as a 'historic moment' and immediately announced a Rs 15 lakh bonus for each member in Dhoni's team.

India clinched the three-match Test series 1-0 after the final Test ended in a draw in Wellington today. Mahendra Singh Dhonis team won the first Test in Hamilton by 10 wickets and the second in Napier ended in a draw.

Mr. Shashank Manohar, President of the BCCI, has extended his congratulations to the Indian cricket team, for its outstanding display in New Zealand, the BCCI said in a statement.

"The Board President has announced a bonus of Rs 15 lakh to every player who participated in the Test and one-day series. The support staff will receive a bonus of Rs 10 lakh each," it said.

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