ICC WTC Final: Winner of the World Test Championship to receive US $1.6 million as prize money

ICC WTC Final: Winner of the World Test Championship to receive US $1.6 million as prize money
ICC WTC Final: Winner of the World Test Championship to receive US $1.6 million as prize money

ICC WTC Final: Winner of the World Test Championship to receive US $1.6 million as prize money-  The Chief Executive of ICC has announced the prize money for the winner of the World Test Championship.

ICC CEO Geoff Allardice has announced that the winner of the World Test Championship will receive US $1.6 million as prize money; $800,000 for the runner-up, tweeted ESPNCricinfo.

The prize money will be split between the teams in case of a draw, it added.

ICC WTC Final: Winner of the World Test Championship to receive US $1.6 million as prize money

Virat Kohli will lead India in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand from June 18 at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton to decide the first champion side of the longest format.

ICC WTC Final: The Indian cricket team had landed in Southampton on June 3 and after that, every member of the touring contingent underwent three days of mandatory hard quarantine. At the Hampshire Bowl, the players were tested again before commencing a period of managed isolation. Regular tests will be conducted during the period of isolation.

On the other hand, New Zealand- who are currently World No.1 in ICC Test Rankings- are expected to give India a tough fight after their series win over hosts England. The Kiwis dominated the Joe Root-led side in both the Test matches.

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