ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the team that earns glory at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 on November 13 in Melbourne, will take home a cheque of $1.6 million.
The total prize pot of $5.6m will see the runners-up assured of $800,000 and the losing semi-finalists will receive $400,000 each at the end of the 45-match tournament being played across seven venues in Australia from 16 October, the ICC said in a media release on Friday.
Following the same structure as the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, the eight teams that exit at the Super 12 stage will receive $70,000 each, with a victory in each of the 30 games in that phase worth $40,000.
Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa are confirmed to start their tournament at the Super 12 stage.
The same structure is in place for the first-round victories – with $40,000 available to those who win each of the 12 games, amounting to $480,000.
The four teams knocked out in the first round will get $40,000 each.
Teams whose campaigns begin in the first round are Namibia, the Netherlands, Sri Lanka, the United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Scotland, the West Indies and Zimbabwe.