BCCI announces cash rewards for Team India

Following the stupendous Test series win over Lanka that has put Team India atop the ICC Test rankings, rewards and praises are pouring in for Dhoni & Co.

updated: December 07, 2009 16:16 IST
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Cricket Board on Sunday announced Rs 25 lakh for each member of the Indian team after Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men became the world number one Test side beating Sri Lanka here.

Board President Shashank Manohar announced at the BCCI awards function here that each support staff and selection committee members will get Rs 10 lakh.

"We have decided to give each Indian cricket team member Rs 25 lakh for becoming the number one in ICC Test rankings. Each of the support staff and selection committee members will be given Rs 10 lakh," Manohar said.

India on Sunday became the number one team in the ICC Test Championships after their innings victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final match here to win the series 2-0.