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Champions Trophy 2017 : Winners Prize Money Announced

The upcoming Champions Trophy in England and Wales from 1-18 June carries a total prize money of USD 4.5 million (INR 28 crores Approax)with the winner of the eight-team tournament taking home a cheque of USD 2.2 million(INR 15crores Approax), the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Sunday.

The eighth edition of the tournament increase USD 500,000 (INR 4crores Approax)in prize money from the 2013 edition, which too was played at the three venues being used this time – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval.

The runner-up of the tournament will get a cheque of USD 1.1 million(INR 7Crores Approax), while the other two semifinalists will earn USD 450,000(INR 3crores Approax) each.

Teams finishing third in each group will take home USD 90,000 (INR 57Lakhs Approax)each, while the teams finishing last in each group will get USD 60,000(INR 38Lakhs approax) each.

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