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 July 14, ICC has stated in a Press release.
The total prize pot of $10 million will see the runners-up assured of $2 million and the losing semi-finalists $ 800,000 each at the end of the 46-day tournament being played across 11 venues from 30 May.
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.
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Prize Money
|ICC CWC 2019 – Prize Money||Amount||Total|
|Winners (1) $ 4,000,000||$ 4,000,000||$ 4,000,000|
|Runners-Up (1) $ 2,000,000||$ 2,000,000||$ 2,000,000|
|Losing Semi-Finalists (2) $800,000||$ 800,000||$ 1,600,000|
|Winners of Each League Stage Match (45) $ 40,000||$ 40,000||$ 1,800,000|
|Teams that do pass the League Stage (6) $ 100,000||$ 100,000||$ 600,000|
The ICC World Cup 2019, to be played in England and Wales, will start on May 30 when hosts England are scheduled to play South Africa at the Oval, London.
India alongside England are tipped as favourite for the 12th edition of the ICC World Cup.