Cricket fans have something to cheer about as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has increased the prize money for domestic tournaments. This year’s Ranji Trophy winners are set to receive a massive cash reward of INR 5 crore, which is a significant increase from the current amount of INR 2 crore. The runners-up and losing semi-finalists will also receive higher payouts, with INR 3 crore and INR 1 crore respectively. As domestic cricket plays a vital role in the development of future Indian players, this move by the BCCI is sure to motivate and incentivize teams to perform to the best of their abilities. The increased prize money is also a testament to the importance of domestic tournaments in the Indian cricket landscape.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has just announced exciting news for players and fans alike. BCCI Secretary Jay Shah took to Twitter to share that the prize money for all domestic tournaments will be doubled, including the highly anticipated Irani Cup. The winners of the Irani Cup can now expect a whopping INR 50 lakh, and even the runners-up will receive INR 25 lakh. In addition, the Duleep Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy champions will take home INR 1 crore, with runners-up receiving INR 50 lakh. This increase in prize money is a testament to BCCI’s commitment to supporting and recognizing the hard work of its players. With more incentive than ever, we can’t wait to see what excitement the upcoming tournaments will bring.
Cricket has always been a popular sport in India, with players often being considered as heroes in the country. It therefore goes without saying that the prize money for cricket tournaments in India is quite substantial – and the amounts keep getting bigger and better. The recently-concluded Deodhar Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy have set the standards high, with the winning teams receiving INR 40 lakh and INR 80 lakh respectively. But that’s not all – now, the Senior Women’s One Day trophy and T20 trophy have also seen an increase in their prize money. The stakes have been raised, with the winners of the Senior Women’s One Day trophy getting a whopping INR 50 lakh, and the winners of the T20 trophy getting eight times more than they do now. This is definitely great news for women’s cricket in the country, which has been working hard to get the recognition it deserves.
Indian cricket fans can gear up for an exciting domestic season in 2023-24, with the Duleep Trophy commencing on June 28 and the Ranji Trophy starting on January 5th next year. The Duleep Trophy, involving six zonal teams, will set the ball rolling, followed by a series of List A, T20 and other tournaments. The Irani Cup promises to be a highlight in October, while the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Men’s T20s in late October and the Vijay Hazare Trophy in the last week of November will provide fans with plenty of exciting cricket action. Women’s cricket will also get underway in October with the national T20 tournament followed by the Inter-Zonal T20 Trophy in November, promising a thrilling season of sport for fans to enjoy.