ICC Champions Trophy: BCCI announces cash prize of Rs one crore to each player

The BCCI also announced a cash award of Rs 30 lakh to each member of the support staff.  

updated: June 24, 2013 14:59 IST
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New Delhi: The Indian team members and support staff will receive handsome cash prizes from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for their triumph in the ICC Champions Trophy.

The BCCI has announced a cash prize of Rs. 1 crore for every playing member of the team and a cash prize of Rs. 30 lakhs to every member of the support staff on Monday (June 24).

India won a rain-affected final against England on Sunday at Edgbaston by five runs in a game that had been shortened to 20 overs per side. India defended a low total of 129 for 7 successfully, after England could make only 124 for 8. The win solidified India's position at the top of the One-Day International rankings. India now hold the World Cup, the Champions Trophy and the top rank in ODIs.

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