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$10 million prize pot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

by Saurabh Sharma May 17, 2019 • 17:20 PM

Dubai, May 17 (CRICKETMORE):  The upcoming ICC ODI World Cup will see the winners of the 10-team tournament earn a purse of $4 million, the highest prize money to date, along with the trophy that they will lift at the Lords on July 16.

The total prize pot of $10 million will see the runners-up earn $2 million and the losing semifinalists $800,000 each at the end of the 46-day tournament being played across 11 venues in England and Wales from May 30, an ICC statement said.

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There are prizes for each league match won in what promises to be a highly competitive tournament with the world's best teams playing each other in a round-robin format.