The winners of the upcoming ICC men’s World Cup will earn a cash award of $4 million, the highest prize money on offer in the history of the tournament.
The winners of the 10-team tournament will also get a trophy that they will lift at the historic Lord’s on July 16, a statement from the ICC read.
The total prize pot of $10 million will see the runners-up take home $2 million and the losing semi-finalists $800,000 each at the end of the 46-day tournament being played across 11 venues in UK from May 30.
There are prizes for each league match won, in what promises to be a competitive tournament with the world’s best teams playing each other in a round-robin format.
The 2019 edition though only sees a 6.25% increase in prize money from the 2015 World Cup that had prize money of $3.75 million. But the rewards for the upcoming World Cup will be twice than what was on offer in 2003
|World Cup Edition||Prize money (in $)|
ICC CWC 2019 – Prize Money: Winners (1) USD 4,000,000; Runners-Up (1) USD 2,000,00; Losing Semi-Finalists (2) USD 800,000 each; Winners of each league stage match (45): USD 40,000 each; Teams that do pass the league stage (6) USD 100,000 each.