This time, the International Cricket Council has announced a shocking prize money for the ODI World Cup. 10 million US dollars (about 83 crore Indian rupees) is the total prize money of the World Cup. The winning team will pocket $4 million (approximately INR 33 crore). The team that reaches the finals and loses will get $2 million (about 16 crore Indian rupees).
The prize money of the World Cup was released by the International Cricket Council on the 22nd of last month. The teams that reach the semi-finals will get US$800,000 (approximately INR 6 crore). Each win in the group stage has a separate prize money. 33 lakh rupees will be pocketed by the teams for each win. The teams that fail to reach the knockouts will receive US$ 100,000 (about 83 lakh Indian rupees).
It can be seen that the prize money is increasing in every season of the World Cup. In 2011, when India won the World Cup, the prize money was 3 million US dollars. The total prize money that day was 8.01 million dollars.
At the same time, the 13th edition of the ODI World Cup is being held this time. The 10-team tournament will be held in a round-robin format. The competitions are held in 10 venues across the country. The semi-finals will be held on November 15 and 16, while the final will be held on November 19.
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