Champions trophy prize money is now officially announced. The ICC Cricket Champions Trophy 2017 is totally a money making money machine for the winners. $2.5 million will be rewarded to the winners, while the half of winner’s prize money will be rewarded to the runner-up.
ICC Champions Trophy, also known as mini world cup in the cricketing circles, is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world of cricket. After the World Cup events it is without doubt the biggest competition organized by the ICC. The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is all set to begin from the first June 2017 and the teams have started finalizing their preparations for the tournament as well. As usual, 8 best cricket sides in the world will be participating in this event that is scheduled in England this time around.
Champions Trophy 2017 Prize Money Module
|3rd & 4th Place Holder||$500,000 (each)|
|3rd in Group||$150,000 (each)|
|7th & 8th Place Holder||$25,000 (each)|
The squads have already been announced by the teams and official arrangements for the tournament have also been made for most part. The officials have also been declared and everything else is right on track. One major aspect of any cricket tournament is the prize money that is distributed to players and the teams in different awards. All eyes are on what the players will be getting after coming up with scintillating performances. It is, obviously, something that boosts morale and gives players a chance to show their best side and entertain the cricket fans to the fullest.
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Prize Money
As with all other preparations, the prize money for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy has also been finalized. Putting the prize money aside, the overall budget for this tournament is set to be around $135 million. But when it comes to the prize money, a full-fledge break down has been provided as to what a team can get by ending up on a certain place in the tournament.
What’s For The Winner?
The winner of 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is set to get an award of $2.5 million. This amount has been increased from what the winners got in 2013 event. That time it was $2 million and now with an increase of $50000, the winners will be getting $2.5 million.
What’s For The Runner-Up?
The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Runner-up team will be receiving cash award of $1.25 million. This time the prize money for runner-ups has been increased by $25000 as in the last event it was $1 million.
Prize Money For Other Teams
There are prizes set for other participating teams in the tournament as well. The teams that will be securing 3rd and 4th place in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will be getting $500,000 each with an increase of $100,000 from last Champions Trophy Event.
The teams finishing 3rd in their group are set to receive $150,000 each with an increase of $50,000 from ICC Champions Trophy 2013.
Last time around, the teams that finished 7th and 8th in the tournament didn’t get any cash award but this time around they will be rewarded with $25000 each.
Besides the cash awards for teams, there are cash awards set to be given to the players for their individual performances as well. There will be man-of-the-match award for each game in the tournament and then there will be man-of-the-series award for the player performing the best in the tournament overall.
So, all in all, it’s going to be a lucrative deal for teams as well as players and besides getting love from their fans, they can put their hands on some really big amounts of money too.