The International Cricket Council on Friday (September 30) revealed the prize money for the Twenty20 World Cup 2022. A total of 5.6 million US dollars in prize money has been allotted for the mega event by the ICC, where the winner will pocket 1.6 million US dollars. Let’s take a look at how the prize money will be distributed in the 2022 ICC Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.
ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2022: Prize money
The allocation of the prize money for the eighth edition of the Twenty20 World Cup has not changed. The same amount of money was provided by the ICC for the 2021 T20 World Cup in the UAE. Five and a half million US dollars will be spent over the course of the month-long competition, with the winning team receiving more than 30% of the total. In addition, the runner-up team would get 800,000 USD.
The semifinalists will also earn a good amount of money. Both the semifinal losing teams will get 400 thousand US dollars each.
There will be a total of 30 matches in the Super 12 round and a handsome sum of money has been allotted for the winning team of these fixtures. The winners of the Super 12 phase games will receive 40,000 dollars. A total of 1,200,000 US dollars will be given to the winning teams of the Super 12s. The eight teams who will be knocked out in this round will receive 70,000 US dollars each.
Before the Super 12 phase begins on October 22, there will be a first round from October 16 to October 21. A good amount of money has also been allocated for this round. There will be 12 matches in this phase, and the winner of each game will get 40,000 dollars. The winners of this round will receive a total of 4,80,000 USD. Besides, the four eliminated teams from the first round will receive 40,000 dollars each, which is 160,000 USD in total.
The prize money for the Twenty20 World Cup 2022 in Australia will total 5.6 million USD, with 45 matches taking place over the course of one month.