During the league stage of the ICC World Cup 2019, many criticized the apex board for conducting the tournament in England as quite a few matches were either abandoned or shortened due to rain. Because of that some of them even went on to call it the worst World Cup ever. But with the nail-biting final, the worst tournament witnessed the best ending. The 46-day long carnival ended with a bang and fans could not have asked for anything more.
Other than the fans, the teams and the players also had no complaints with the as UCC as the apex board has awarded with the highest ever prize money in this World Cup. The $4 million cash that England received is the highest till date a winning team has gotten in the showpiece event of cricket. The other participating teams also received a handsome amount of money. Runner-up New Zealand filled their kitty with more than $2 million, while the other two semifinalists took home more than $1 million.
Here’s a list of the amount of money all the teams got in INR.
10. Afghanistan – ₹68,53,350
Afghanistan failed to win a single game in the tournament. Also, in the middle of the tournament, some off the field issues affected the team’s mental space which reflected in their on-field performance. However, in some of the final games, the team tried to find its usual self with some close games against India and Pakistan.