T20 WC 2024: How BCCI's ₹125 Crore Cash Prize For Newly-Crowned Champion Team India Is Divided? Check Here

T20 WC 2024: How BCCI's ₹125 Crore Cash Prize For Newly-Crowned Champion Team India Is Divided? Check Here

The BCCI awarded a cash prize of INR 125 crore to the T20 World Cup 2024 champions. The Indian Cricket Board's cash reward for Team India is 6 times more than what they got from the ICC.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Tuesday, July 09, 2024, 10:54 AM IST
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Rohit Sharma-led Team India finally put an end to Men in Blue's 13-year World Cup and 11-year ICC title-drought when they defeated South Africa in the T20 World Cup 2024 Final at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados on June 29.

With T20 World Cup triumph, Team India brought back the coveted trophy after 17 long years, with their first victory coming in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2007 where they defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in the Final. Bringing home the World Cup was a momentous occasion not just for Team India but also for the entire nation as it marked the end of a long dream after years of several setbacks in major ICC tournaments.

After the T20 World Cup win, the winners Team India took a home a whopping $2.45 million, which is equivalent to INR 20.42 crore.

However, the BCCI awarded a cash prize of INR 125 crore to the T20 World Cup 2024 champions. The Indian cricket board's cash rewards for Team India is 6 times more than what they got from the ICC, and even more than the tournament's total prize pool of INR 93.52 crore combined for all teams and players.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) felicitated Rohit Sharma-led Men in Blue with a huge cash reward at the Wankhede Stadium, where a large number of fans thronged to cheer for the heroes who brought the T20 World Cup trophy back home after 17 long years.

How massive cash prize by BCCI for Team India is divided?

One of the common questions that has been popping into the minds of the fans is the distribution of INR 125 crore cash prize for Team India by BCCI.

Each of the players in the 15-member squad and head coach Rahul Dravid will receive INR 5 crore, a BCCI source confirmed to Free Press Journal.

The rest of the coaching group, including Vikram Rathour (batting coach), Paras Mhambrey (bowling coach) and T Dilip (fielding coach) will receive 2.5 crore each from a massive cash prize awarded by the BCCI.

The support staff, including physiotherapists, throwdown specialists, masseurs and a strength and conditioning coach will get 2 crore each.

Apart from Team India management and support staff, the members of the selection committee will too receive a share of the prize money, with chief selector Ajit Agarkar, Shiv Sundar Das, Subroto Banerjee, Salil Ankola, and Sridharan Sharath getting INR 1 crore each.

The reserve players who travelled with the 15-member squad, including Shubman Gill, Khaleel Ahmed, Rinku Singh and Avesh Khan are too eligible to get their portion of prize money as they will receive INR 1 crore each.

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