The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday (October 10) announced the cash prizes for the upcoming Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 and according to it, the winners will take home a check of USD 1.6 million (approximately Rs 12 crore) while the runner-up-up. will get half the amount.
All 16 competing teams will receive part of the USD 5.6 million allocated as prize money for the tournament, which will be played in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17 to November 14.
“The two losing semi-finalists will receive $400,000 from the games on November 10 and 11,” the ICC said in its official release.
Announcement of prize money for 2021 ICC Men’s #T20World Cup.
— ICC (@ICC) 10 October 2021
As in 2016, teams in the Super 12 stage will have a bonus amount for each match they win. The winners in each of the 30 games of that stage would win USD 40,000 this time, totaling USD 1,200,000.
The teams competing in the Super 12 stage are Afghanistan, Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies.
The eight teams whose ICC Men’s T20 World Cup campaigns end in that phase will automatically receive USD 70,000, fully USD 560,000.
The same structure is there for first round wins – with USD 40,000 available to those who win each of the 12 games, amounting to USD 480,000.
The four teams eliminated in the first round will receive a total of US$160,000 to US$40,000.
The teams whose campaigns begin in the first round are Bangladesh, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, each ICC Men’s T20 World Cup game will have two scheduled drinking intervals. They will last 2 minutes, 30 seconds and are taken at the midpoint of each innings.