Pakistan cricketers set to be richer as PCB receives Rs 14 crore from ICC for winning Champions Trophy

PTI, Jul, 27 2017

Karachi: The Pakistan team that lifted the ICC Champions Trophy in June 2017, will be richer by a few lakh rupees as the PCB has received the winner's prize money of Rs 14 crore from the International Cricket Council.

Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. AP

Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. AP

Members of the Pakistan team have already been feted with cash awards, plots and luxury cars at functions and ceremonies organised to celebrate the victory.

According to details, the PCB has conveyed to the players and team management that out of the total prize money received from the ICC, there will be 16 shares for the players and one for the management.

Under this arrangement, each player is set to be richer by around Rs 82 lakh while the management, which includes all the coaches, will get around Rs 6 lakh each.

The Pakistan team won a total prize purse of $2, 200,000 and the amount has been sent to the PCB without any tax cuts.

The players as soon as they returned home were given a reception by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in which he awarded each player Rs 82 lakh each and Rs 41 and Rs 20 lakh each to the management and coaches while chief selector Inzamam- ul-Haq also got Rs 82 lakh.

Published Date: Jul 27, 2017 | Updated Date: Jul 27, 2017



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115