Wednesday, April 3, 2013

2 million dollars prize is fixed for winner of icc champions trophy 2013

New Delhi: The winners of the  Champions Trophy tournament, commencing on Gregorian calendar month half dozen, can pocket a award of $2 million whereas the runners-up are richer by $1 million.

The total award of the 50-over event is value $4 million and even the losing semi-finalists can get $400,000 each.

The independent agency are paying $100,000 to the 2 third-placed groups in every cluster.

The 3 venues for the tournament area unit Cardiff, Edgbaston and therefore the Oval.

India are taking part in their gap match of the tournament against African country in Cardiff on Gregorian calendar month half dozen.

The high voltage match between Asian nation and Asian country are control in Birmingham on Gregorian calendar month fifteen. whereas Asian nation haven't lost to Asian country in a very tournament match, they haven't done too well against the arch-rivals within the mini tournament.

"The world's eight prime hierarchal ODI sides can go head-to-head, roughness the most effective versus the most effective. With fifteen matches to be vie at 3 foremost venues over eighteen days, the intensity are high and each match can count," independent agency Chief govt Dave Richardson told PTI from city.

"The prime players and groups ask for success in international events. The Champions Trophy offers cricket followers within the uk a good chance to look at the most effective players within the world battle it out for one in all cricket's major prizes," Richardson further.

According to tournament director Steve Elworthy, "The cultural diversity within the Great Britain can mean that each one groups can have large native support from wild fans and that we hope this may produce an exquisite atmosphere among the grounds."

In what's going to be the last edition of the tournament, Australia, New Seeland, land and hosts England area unit clubbed in A whereas type B has Asian nation, Pakistan, African country and the Indies.