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ICC cricket world cup winner to get $4 million as prize money

The total prize pot of $10 million will see the runners-up take home $2 million and the losing semifinalists $800,000 each

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May 17, 2019, 02.35 PM IST
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World cup final will be played on July 16 in Lord's cricket stadium in London.
London: The winners of the upcoming ICC men's World Cup will earn a cash award of $4 million, the highest prize money on offer in the history of the tournament. The winners of the 10-team tournament will also get a trophy that they will lift at the historic Lord's on July 16, a statement from the ICC read.

The total prize pot of $10 million will see the runners-up take home $2 million and the losing semifinalists $800,000 each at the end of the 46-day tournament being played across 11 venues in UK from May 30.

There are prizes for each league match won, in what promises to be a competitive tournament with the world's best teams playing each other in a round-robin format.

ICC CWC 2019 -- Prize Money: Winners (1) $4,000,000; Runners-Up (1) $2,000,00; Losing Semi-Finalists (2) $800,000 each; Winners of each league stage match (45): $40,000 each; Teams that do pass the league stage (6) $100,000 each.

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