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ICC hikes prize money for CT2017
Sunday 14 May 2017

 

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hiked the prize money of Champions Trophy 2017 by $500,000, making it $4.5 million.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has increased the prize money for this year’s Champions Trophy by $ 500,000, making it $4.5 million with a winner’s share of $2.2 million.
“The upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales from 1-18 June carries a total prize money of $ 4.5 million with the winner of the eight-team tournament taking home a cheque of $ 2.2 million,” the ICC announced.
The eighth edition of the tournament sees 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 USD 1.1 million, while the other two semifinalists will earn USD 450,000 each.

 

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has increased the prize money for this year’s Champions Trophy by $ 500,000, making it $4.5 million with a winner’s share of $2.2 million.

“The upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales from 1-18 June carries a total prize money of $ 4.5 million with the winner of the eight-team tournament taking home a cheque of $ 2.2 million,” the ICC announced.

The eighth edition of the tournament sees 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 USD 1.1 million, while the other two semifinalists will earn USD 450,000 each.

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