ICC T20 World Cup held next year in Australia. This year more teams included in the tournament. Total 45 matches played among 16 teams. Papua New Guinea and Oman playing their first major tournament and qualified for the first time. ICC increased the T20 world cup prize money for the 2021 tournament.
The official announcement for the t20 world cup prize money made 2-3 months before the tournaments. But how much money paid to the teams who qualified for the tournament. Prize money increased as compared to previous season for both men’s and women tournament. In 2016, the winning team received prize money share $3.5 million. Possibility of increase in prize money of the tournament.
|Stages||Prize Money 2020|
|Super 10 Winning Bonus||$50k|
|Highest Run Scorer||$100k|
|Man of the Series||$100k|
Currently there is only increase in the women prize money for 2021 competition. In Men’s competition player with highest run and wicket will earn $100,000. Player who is selected for the man of the tournament earned $100,000.
The Runner-ups earn $1.5 million which is equal to women’s competition winners share. According to Sportz Wiki if team India win’s the tournament each player will be rewarded 400% bonus. Another new’s report by Tsmplug claimed that winner prize money increased 12% each tournament. If Pakistan team will win the competition they will received the extra 100% bonus money for their performance (Crunchy Sports).
The winning team money will go to the cricket development players won’t received any prize money share. They only get man of the match award and cash bonus by the sponsor of the tournament. In last tournament in 2014, Sri Lanka received $1,1 million. In 2016, West Indies earn $2.5 million from the tournament.
The above prize money details were taken from trusted cricket sources. ICC T20 world cup 2020 broadcasters confirmed who got coverage rights to show the matches worldwide.
Sources :Cricket Monthly, Cricket Zine, Cric Buzz, Cricket Forum, Geo News, DAWN News, ARY News, India Today, Fox Sports