Dubai: Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday received $475,000 in recognition of their side finishing at the top of the ICC Test team rankings at the annual April 1 cut-off date. (Click here for latest on Cricket)
ICC chief executive David Richardson presented the cheque to his CSA counterpart Haroon Lorgat, who received it on behalf of the side that topped the Test rankings for the second successive year. (Also read: No reason why I should be removed as BCCI chief, says Srinivasan)
South Africa have been holding the No.1 Test spot since August 2012 and are the fourth side after Australia, India and England to achieve this distinction. While South Africa finished on top, Australia claimed second place and won $370,000. India and England received $265,000 and $160,000 for finishing third and fourth, respectively.