The winner of the T20 World Cup will receive $1.6 million. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the prize money for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 on Friday. With the title winners receiving a whopping USD 1.6 million.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the prize money for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 on Friday. With the winner receiving a whopping USD 1.6 million. “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. The runners-up guaranteed half the amount,” the apex cricket body stated in an official media release.
The losing semi-finalists in the nearly month-long 16-team tournament will each receive USD 400,000 from the USD 5.6 million total prize pool.
The eight teams that advance to the Super 12 stage will each receive USD 70,000. A win in each of the 30 games in the Super 12 phase will be worth USD 40,000. As it was last year at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
According to an official release, “the eight teams that advanced directly to the Super 12 phase are Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa.”
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 two 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.