The International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the prize money for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, which is scheduled to start from October 16 in Australia with the final taking place on November 13.
According to the details, the winners of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be taking home a whopping $1.6 million with the runners-up guaranteed half the amount.
At the end of the 16-team tournament that runs for nearly a month, the losing semi-finalists will each get $400,000 from the $5.6 million total prize pool.
Meanwhile, the eight teams who exit at the Super 12 stage will also receive $70,000 each and like last year’s T20 World Cup 2021, a win in each of the 30 games in the Super 12 phase will be worth $40,000.
Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa are eight teams that have made it directly to the Super 12 phase, while Namibia, Sri Lanka, the Netherlands, UAE, West Indies, Scotland, Ireland, and Zimbabwe will compete to qualify in group matches.
Furthermore, the winners in the first round will get a prize money of $40,000 with the 12 matches amounting to $480,000.
The four teams knocked out in the first round will get $40,000 each.
T20 World Cup 2022 Prize Money Table
|Winners||1||$ 1,600,000||$ 1,600,000|
|Runners-Up||1||$ 800,000||$ 800,000|
|Losing Semi-finalists||2||$ 400,000||$ 800,000|
|Super 12 Wins||30||$ 40,000||$ 1,200,000|
|Super 12 Exit||8||$ 70,000||$ 560,000|
|First Round Win||12||$ 40,000||$ 480,000|
|First Round Exit||4||$ 40,000||$ 160,000|
Read more: T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule Released by ICC.