Champions Trophy winners to bag $2.2m

 14 May 2017 - 22:26


Mumbai:  The winners of next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales will earn $2.2m, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said.
The overall prize money for the 50-over tournament between the world's top eight sides had been increased by half a million from the last edition in 2013 to $4.5m, the governing body said in a statement.
The runner-up of the June 1-18 tournament will earn $1.1m, while the other two semi-finalists will receive a cheque of $450,000 each.
Teams finishing third in each group would take home $90,000, while the teams finishing last in each pool would receive $60,000 each, the ICC added.