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

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

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.

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Updated Date: Jul 27, 2017 12:26:13 IST

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