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BCCI Announces Rs 50 Lakh Reward For Indian Team

Cricketnext Staff |March 28, 2017, 6:37 PM IST
BCCI Announces Rs 50 Lakh Reward For Indian Team

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team is in for a windfall after their hard fought 2-1 win over Australia with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announcing a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh each for the team.

The Board also congratulated the team for retaining the No 1 position in the ICC Test rankings.

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The award for the players will be on a pro-rata basis which means money to given to the cricketers would depend on the number of matches they have played in the series.

"The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Cricket Team for retaining the No. 1 position in Test team rankings and registering unbeaten series wins in the home season 2016-17," the release stated.

"The cash rewards will be given on a pro rata basis," the release added.

The following cash awards were announced after the historic Test series win against Australia –

1) Team India Test team members – INR 50 Lakhs

2) Team India Head Coach – INR 25 Lakhs

3) Team India Support Staff – INR 15 Lakhs

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
AUS
7 6 1 0 12 +0.90
2
NZ
7 5 1 1 11 +1.02
3
IND
5 4 0 1 9 +0.80
4
ENG
7 4 3 0 8 +1.05
5
BAN
7 3 3 1 7 -0.13
6
PAK
7 3 3 1 7 -0.97
7
SL
6 2 2 2 6 -1.11
8
WI
6 1 4 1 3 +0.19
9
SA
7 1 5 1 3 -0.32
10
AFG
7 0 7 0 0 -1.63

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4674 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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