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WTC Final: The winners of the highly anticipated ICC World Testing Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will take home a $ 1.6 million purse as well as the mass of the ICC Testing Championship.

ICC announces cash prize for winner and runner-up in World Testing Championship final
WTC Final: The winners of the highly anticipated ICC World Testing Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will take home a $ 1.6 million purse as well as the mass of the ICC Testing Championship.

The winner of the inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand is heading for a big payday as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the finalists’ cash prize on Monday.

The WTC final will be played at Rose Bowl Stadium in Southampton from June 18. “The winners of the highly anticipated ICC World Trials (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will win a purse of $ 1.6 million. with the ICC Test Championship Mace.

“The losing team will receive $ 800,000 for finishing second in the nine-team competition, which took place over an almost two-year cycle, adding context to the test of cricket and crowning the first official world champions in the longest format in the game, “ICC said in an official statement.

The inaugural World Trials Championship kicked off on August 1, 2019. India advanced to the final by finishing first in the points table while New Zealand took second place.

The ICC World Test Championship is a league competition for Test cricket run by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which started on 1 August 2019. It is intended to be the premier championship for Test cricket. It is in line with the ICC’s goal of having one pinnacle tournament for each of the three formats of international cricket.

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