International Cricket Council (ICC) recently announced prize money for the winners as well as the runners up of the World Test Championship. It is learned that India and New Zealand will meet in the prestigious match for five days starting 18thJune at Ageas ground in Southampton. The winning team would be offered a huge cash prize as well as the ICC Test Championship honor, according to an official statement. The winning team in this final match will receive a whopping Rs. 11.72 crore. Also, the runner-up team would get Rs. 5.85 crore prize money.
The ICC has made it clear that the top two teams would share the mentioned prize accordingly if the final match ends in a draw or a tie. The Test Championship, which began after the 2019 ODI World Cup, lasted for about two years. A total of 9 teams competed, while India and New Zealand reached the final. Australia, England and Pakistan are ranked third, fourth and fifth respectively, followed by South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.