DUBAI – The International Cricket Council (ICC) has on Sunday announced to hike the prize money for the Champions Trophy 2017.
As per the new updates, the winning side, after an increment of $500,000, will now take home cheque of $2.2 million while the runners-up will bag $1.1 million
The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is scheduled in England and Wales from 1-18 June carries total prize money of $4.5 million.
The eighth edition of the tournament has seen an increase of $500,000 in prize money from the 2013 edition, which too was played at the three venues being used this time – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston, and The Oval.
The runner-up of the tournament will get a cheque of $1.1 million, while the other two semifinalists will earn $450,000 each.
Teams finishing third in each group will take home $90,000 each, while the teams finishing last in each group will get $60,000 each.