ICC Increases Prize of Champions Trophy 2017


ICC Champions Trophy

$500,000 increase has been made by ICC for Champions Trophy Cricket Tournament that will be held next month in England.

England and Wales will host the 8th ICC Champions Trophy in June 2017 for which $22,00,000 will be awarded to the winner team and the prize money for runner up team is $11,00,000. $45,00,000 is the total prize money for the upcoming tournament.

$40,00,000 was the prize money for 2013 edition of Champions Trophy. $450,000 is now the prize money for semi finalist teams while the teams on 3rd and 4th positions in their groups will get the prize money of $90,000 and $60,000 respectively.

On 1st June 2017, the first match of the tournament will be played between the teams of Bangladesh and hosts England while Edgbaston (Birmingham) will host Pakistan v India match on 4th June 2017 which is first match of Pakistan. On 18th June 2017, Oval will host the final match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017.


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