It was necessary to raise up Prize money of Cricket world cause others sports earn more and offer more prize money to the clubs & international teams. Definitely, it’s a good decision by International Cricket Council (ICC) to raise up Cash prize money for Champion, Runner, Semi Finalist, quarter finalist, Group qualifier & world cup playing teams.
Total budget for ICC world cup 2015 is more then 13 Million USD. In 2011 world cup a Winner got $3,975,000 where this year budget increased to $4,020,000. Just like the Champion same times of prize money increase for every performer.
It’s true that ICC increasing the budget in every world cup but 2007 to 2011 budget was twice more then previous tournament where this 2015 budget is 20% more then 2011.
|Tournament||Winner||Runners up||Semi Finalists||Quarter Finalists|
|2003||2 Million $||0.8 Million $||0.4 Million $||0.2 Million $|
|2007||2.4 Million $||1 Million $||0.5 Million $||0.25 Million $|
|2011||3.2 Million $||1.5 Million $||7,500,00 $||370,000 $|
|2015||3,975,000 $||1,750,000 $||900,000 $||500,000 $|
Remark – Every super 8 qualifier will get $45,000 & group stage playings will receive $35,000.
Download – Fixture of World cup