ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Prize Money is expected to increase up to 30%: The second most prestigious ODI cricket tournament after World Cup is scheduled to take place in England and Wales in 2017. The 8th edition of the tournament will be played between 1 and 18 June 2017. Toal 8 test playing nations will be competing into two groups to reach the knockout stage to grab the trophy. ICC already gave the indication to increase the Champions trophy 2017 prize money from past editions.
The teams are not only playing for the championship title and trophy but also for prize money which gets to the winner, runner ups, thrid and fourth placed teams by the ICC. Let’s see the prize money of previous and upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Prize Money for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
As per reports, ICC will increase the prize money of upcoming Champions Trophy from the last edition. The recently held ICC World Twenty20 2016 prize money was increased by 33% from last season and we expect same for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. So according to us, there will be a hike at around 30% in the prize money of ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
The winner of 2017 Champions trophy is expected to pocket $2,500,000 while runner-up to get $1,250,000. The losing semifinalists (third and fourth placed teams) will get $500,000 each while bottom two teams (7th and 8th) will get guaranteed $25,000 as participation bonus regardless of the results. This prize money actually not get to the players but their respective board while players get bonus match fee for achieving required targets in any major ICC event.
|2 Losing Semi-Finalists||$500,000 each|
|Guaranteed Participation Bonus 7 & 8 Place team||$25,000|
2013 Champions Trophy Prize Money
ICC Champions Trophy 2013 was played in England and tournament was won by India. Indian team won the trophy defeating England in the final. The winner team who was India got $2,000,000 as prize money while England as runner-up got $1,000,000. The two losing semi-finalist teams also got prize money of $400,000 each.