The winners of the upcoming ICC men’s World Cup will earn a cash award of $4 million, the highest prize money on offer in the history of the tournament. The winners of the 10-team tournament will also get a trophy that they will lift at the historic Lord’s on July 16, a statement from the ICC read.
The total prize pot of $10 million will see the runners-up take home $2 million and the losing semifinalists $800,000 each at the end of the 46-day tournament being played across 11 venues in UK from May 30.
There are prizes for each league match won, in what promises to be a competitive tournament with the world’s best teams playing each other in a round-robin format.
ICC CWC 2019 — Prize Money: Winners (1) $4,000,000; Runners-Up (1) $2,000,00; Losing Semi-Finalists (2) $800,000 each; Winners of each league stage match (45): $40,000 each; Teams that do pass the league stage (6) $100,000 each.
The International Cricket Council declared a total prize money pool of US $10 million for the tournament, the same as the 2015 edition. The prize money will be distributed according to the performance of the team as follows:
|Stage||Prize money (US$)||Total|
|Winner of each league stage match||$40,000||$1,800,000|
|Teams that do not pass the league stage||$100,000||$600,000|