Prize money received by each team after the conclusion of Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistan will be collecting a sum of Rs. 14.18 Crore($2.2 Million) whereas India will have to settle with Rs.7 Crore($1.1 Million)
Published - Jun 21, 2017 12:40 am | Updated - Jun 21, 2017 12:40 am
Champions Trophy finally came to an end on a sad note for all Indian fans. Pakistan have won a tournament conducted by the International Cricket Council for the first time since 2009 and it was a sleepless night for every Pakistani around the world.
This tournament has turned out to be a disappointment for many of the top sides, which entered as hot favorites to lift the trophy, but failed to come anywhere close to it. Australia and New Zealand gave their best shot, but the rain gods had some other script written for them.
Two of the three matches Australia played, got washed out and one of those games against Bangladesh seemed like a walk in the park for Australia. But eventually, they had to settle for just one point and in the final group game against a very strong English side, they succumbed and got knocked out in a very disappointing way.
New Zealand, Sri Lanka and South Africa were not playing their best cricket without a shadow of a doubt. New Zealand were in a winning position in the match against Australia but rain abandoned that game and they lost their final match to Bangladesh, which no one expected would happen.
Sri Lanka and South Africa, unfortunately, will go down as the bottom placed sides as far as performance is concerned. There was no intent at all from their players and henceforth they deserved to pack their bags early and head back.
Now that the tournament is over, it’s time for them to collect the reward for the entertainment they’ve been providing over the last 3 weeks. The prize money for the sides has increased a little when compared to the previous edition.
Beginning from the finalists, Pakistan will be collecting a sum of Rs. 14.18 Crore($2.2 Million) whereas India will have to settle with Rs.7 Crore($1.1 Million). Semifinalists England and Bangladesh received Rs. 3 Crore each, whereas Australia and South Africa received Rs. 58 Lakh each for finishing 3rd in the group stages. Sri Lanka and New Zealand, who unfortunately finished last in their respective groups, will have to settle with Rs.39 Lakh.