Dubai, Nov 11: There has been a 20 per cent increase in the prize money for ICC World Cup 2015 and the champions are set to receive $4.02 million, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced. A total of $10 million will be on offer.
The ICC Board, which met for two days (November 9-10) in Dubai, received an update on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and expressed satisfaction with the preparations for the ICC's pinnacle 50-over tournament.
The breakdown of prize money for the event was approved. A total of USD $10 million, an increase of approximately 20 per cent over the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, will be available, ICC said in a statement on Monday (November 10).
Should a team at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 win the tournament without losing a match, it will receive total prize money of USD $4,020,000, while a team that loses one match on the way to winning the tournament will receive USD $3,975,000, ICC added.
See the table below for prize money details
|ICC World Cup Prize Money Breakdown|
|Losing semi-finalists (two)||USD$600,000||USD$500,000|
|Losing quarter-finalists (four)||USD$300,000||USD$250,000|
|Losing Super Eight stage(5th or 8th)||-||-|
|Winner of each Group match||USD$45,000 x 42||USD$30,000 x 42|
|Teams eliminated after group stage||USD$35,000 x 6 teams||-|