World Cup winners to gain highest prize money in history

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17 May 2019 | 12:46 PM
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World Cup winners to gain highest prize money in history

The winners of the 10-team tournament earn a purse of $ 4 million.

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The upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will see the winners of the 10-team tournament earn a purse of $ 4 million, the highest prize money to date, along with the trophy that they will lift at Lord’s on 14 July. 

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


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

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