21 Apr 2010

Boost in Cricket World Cup prize money

9:11 am on 21 April 2010

The winner of next year's Cricket World Cup will receive 5.6 million dollars in prizemoney.

The ICC has announced a total pool of 14 million dollars for the competition, double the figure that was in place for the 2007 tournament in the Caribbean.

The ICC Board decided on the increase in order to reflect the importance of their flagship competition.