The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the prize money for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021, scheduled to take place in the UAE and Oman starting October 17. The mega final is slated to take place on November 15 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.
The winners of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will be awarded prize money of $1.6 million while the runners-up will take home $800,000. The two losing semi-finalists will be rewarded prize money of $400,000 each. Overall, a sum of $5.6 million will be allocated for the tournament which will be shared by all 16 participating teams.
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The ICC will also continue to award a bonus amount for every win during the Super 12 stage of the tournament, as was the case during the 2016 edition of the tournament. The victors during all the 30 matches during the Super 12 stage will take home an amount of $40,000 — amounting to a total pot of $1,200,000.
The teams which get knocked out in the Super 12 stage will be awarded $70,000 each, amounting to a total sum of $560,000.
Eight teams will participate in Round 1 of T20 World Cup
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The eight teams participating in Round 1 will are Bangladesh, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, Afghanistan, Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies are the eight confirmed teams for the Super 12 stage.
India and Pakistan are slated to lock horns against each other on October 24. West Indies are the defending champions having won the tournament five years back in 2016.
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