The 2023 men's World Cup, slated to be held in India, will feature a total prize pool of approximately USD 10 million (equivalent to around INR 84 crore). The champions of this prestigious tournament will be awarded approximately USD 4 million (around INR 33 crore) from the aforementioned prize pool.
The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is set to commence on October 5, and concurrently, the ICC has unveiled the prize money for the tournament. The winning team of the World Cup will receive a prize of 4 million US dollars, while the runner-up team in the final match will be awarded 2 million US dollars.
When converted to Indian rupees, the prize money for the World Cup champion team will be approximately Rs 33 crore 17 lakh, while the runner-up team in the final will receive around Rs 16 crore 58 lakh as prize money. Winning a group match in the World Cup will earn a team 40 thousand dollars, whereas teams eliminated after the group stage will be awarded 1 lakh dollars.
It’s worth noting that the prize money for the 2023 World Cup remains unchanged from the 2019 edition. During the group stages, the winning team of each match will be awarded $40,000 in prize money, totaling $1.8 million for all 45 matches. The top four teams advancing to the semi-finals will continue to compete for the title, while the six teams eliminated during the group stage will each receive a prize of $100,000. Additionally, the losing semi-finalist teams will be granted $800,000 each for their performance in reaching the final four.
In the 13th edition of this prestigious event, a total of 10 teams will compete for the highly sought-after World Cup trophy. India secured their spot as hosts, while New Zealand, England, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Australia, Afghanistan, and South Africa earned their places through successful progress in the Super League.
The group stage of the tournament is scheduled to wrap up on November 12, with a total of 44 matches taking place across 10 host cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune. The opening match, which will feature England and New Zealand, is slated to commence on October 5 in Ahmedabad.