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BCCI announces Rs 2 crore award for Team India

After India blank South Africa 3-0 in Test series, BCCI announces an award of Rs.2 crore for the team.

IANS |December 8, 2015, 4:23 PM IST
BCCI announces Rs 2 crore award for Team India

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.2 crore for the Indian team for beating South Africa 3-0 in the just-concluded Test series.

India defeated the Proteas by 337 runs in the fourth and final Test to win the series 3-0 at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium in New Delhi on Monday. Chasing a mammoth target of 481 runs, the visitors were bowled out for 143 in Delhi.

India won the first Test by 108 runs at Mohali and the third match by 124 runs in Nagpur. The second match in Bengaluru was called-off after rain.

"BCCI announces an award of Rs.2 crore to the Indian Cricket Team for their 3-0 series win against South Africa," BCCI tweeted on Monday.

BCCI's all top bosses are in the city to attend a governing council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

As a result of the win, India climbed to the second position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings. South Africa still retain No.1 position in ICC Test rankings.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 Australia 4320 108
3 New Zealand 3449 105
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 England 4593 102
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7748 121
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 South Africa 5193 110
5 Australia 5854 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 10645 260
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