Chasing a modest 241 to win, Australia reached the target with seven overs to spare, riding on Travis Head’s 137 and a half-century by Marnus Labuschagne (58 not out), which lifted the Aussies from a concerning 47/3 to turn the tables on Team India.Talking about the earnings of each of the 10 teams in the October 5 to November 19 tournament, besides the purse for the winners and the runners-up, the ICC awarded USD 40,000 for each victory in the group stage.
While Australia ended up winning the champions’ pruse of USD 4 million, India earned USD 2 million as the runners-up. That’s separate from their earnings during the league stage for each of their victories. India won all their nine round-robin matches while Australia won seven. The two losing semi-finalists — New Zealand and South Africa — earned the assured prize money of USD 800,000.
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Meanwhile, the six teams eliminated during the league stage took home the assured sum of USD 100,000 besides the prize money for respective wins during the league phase.
Here’s a look at how much the top four teams of the tournament earned:
|TEAM||PRIZE MONEY (US$)||FOR WINS DURING LEAGUE STAGE (US$)||TOTAL (US$)|
|Australia||4 million||2,80,000 (7 wins)||42,80,000|
|India||2 million||3, 60,000 (9 wins)||23,60,000|
|South Africa||800,000||2,80,000 (7 wins)||10,80,000|
|New Zealand||800,000||200,000 (5 wins)||1,000,000|