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ICC World Cup 2019: Winner to take home $4 mn; highest amount in WC history

The upcoming edition of the ICC World Cup will feature a prize pot of $10 million

Press Trust of India  |  London 

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The winners of the upcoming men's 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 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.

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

First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 14:01 IST