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BCCI Increases Prize Money for Domestic Tourneys- Ranji Champs to Get 5 Crore now

BCCI Increases Prize Money for Domestic Tourneys- Ranji Champs to Get 5 Crore now

The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced that Ranji winners will now get 5 Cr as prize money. Currently, they receive 2 Cr which will now be increased to 5 Cr. Apart from this Ranji runners-up & losing semi-finalists will get 1 Cr & 3 Cr respectively.

“I’m pleased to announce an increase in prize money for all @BCCI Domestic Tournaments,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a tweet.

“We will continue our efforts to invest in Domestic Cricket – which is the backbone of Indian Cricket. Ranji winners to get ₹5 crores (from 2 cr), Sr Women winners ₹50 lacs (from 6 lacs),” The tweet added.

In the other updates the cash reward. The prize money for Irani Cup too, has been increased to 50 lakhs from the current 25 lakhs. For the Duleep Trophy, the champions will get ₹1 crore and runners-up team

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will be receiving ₹50 lakh, while winners of Vijay Hazare Trophy will now be getting a cheque of ₹1 crore and the team finishing second best ₹50 lakh. Read Also: Rinku Singh funding big to build a hostel for the under-privileged cricketers

Deodhar Trophy winners are set to get richer by ₹40 lakh and the losing finalists will get ₹20 lakh. Similarly, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy champions will be receiving a cheque of ₹80 lakh and the losing team will get 40 lakh.

In a big boost to women’s cricket in the country, the winners of the Senior Women’s One Day trophy will get a cheque of ₹50 lakh and the runners-up side will receive ₹25 lakh.

The prize money of the senior women’s T20 trophy has also been increased with the winners set to get ₹40 lakh, eight times more than what they get now. The losing team will get ₹20 lakh.

April 2024