digital desk,Dubai. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Sunday that the winner of the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will receive a prize money of $1.6 million, while the runner-up will get half the winning amount. The ICC also said that the two semi-finalists who lost would get $400,000.
The T20 World Cup tournament, which will be played in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17 to November 14, will see all 16 competing teams receive a share of $5.6 million allocated as prize money for the tournament.
Like the 2016 edition of the tournament, there will be a bonus amount for each match a team wins in the Super 12 stage. The winning team in each of the 30 games in that stage is $40,000 this time with a total budget of $1,200,000.
The teams competing in the Super 12 stage are Afghanistan, Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies.
The eight teams whose men’s T20 World Cup campaigns end in the Super 12 stage will automatically receive $70,000, for a total of $560,000.
The four teams eliminated in the first round will receive $40,000. The teams whose campaigns begin in the first round are Bangladesh, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and Sri Lanka.
The ICC also stated that there will be two scheduled drink breaks in each match of the Men’s T20 World Cup. The scheduled break will last 2 minutes 30 seconds and will be taken in the middle of each innings. The Decision Review System (DRS) will also be used for the first time in the Men’s T20 World Cup. Each team will get a maximum of two DRS per innings in a match.