ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Winner Will Receive $1.6 Million As Prize Money
By CricShots - Sep 30, 2022 2:57 pm
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On Friday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) made the official announcement for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, with the title winners taking home a whopping USD 1.6 million. At the end of the 16-team tournament that will be for nearly a month, the losing semi-finalists will each get USD 400,000 from the USD 5.6 million total prize pool.

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In its official statement, ICC stated: “The ICC announced that the winning side at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Melbourne on November 13 would receive prize money of USD 1.6 million, with the runners-up guaranteed half the amount.”

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The eight teams who exit at the Super 12 stage will be receiving the sum of USD 70,000 each. Like last year at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, a win in each of the 30 games in the Super 12 phase will be worth USD 40,000.

The official statement further added, “The eight teams that made it directly to the Super 12 phase are Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa.”

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The other eight teams – Namibia, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, UAE in Group A and West Indies, Scotland, Ireland, and Zimbabwe in Group B – are split into a couple of groups of four and will play the first round. For any win in the first round, prize money of USD 40,000 will be awarded, with the 12 matches amounting to USD 480,000.

The four teams knocked out in the first round will get USD 40,000 each.