Big prize money coming for regional cricket competitions
The winner of the regional super 50 tournament which is getting underway today in Trinidad will walk away with U.S. 100 thousand dollars and the Sir clove Lloyd trophy , when the championship final is completed under lights at the Brian Lara Academy on November 11.
This will be part of the biggest prize money in the history of the competition as the losing finalist will receive s.s. 50 thousand dollars, while the team that tops the points table in the league phase will also get us$50,000.
Cricket west indies yesterday announced a major increase in prize money and bonuses for teams participating in the tournament as well as other regional competitions – totaling over us$2.5 million over a four-year period.
The increase also extends to all senior men’s and women’s tournaments.
There is a big boost in the west indies championship that will be played in the first half of 2024……………the champions of this traditional “red ball” four-day, first-class competition will win us$250,000 and the second-placed team will receive us$100,000.
There is an increase in winnings for the women’s super50 cup and the T20 blaze.
The winners of the 50-overs will receive us$20,000 next year with a minimum increase of us$10,000 annually over the next 4-year cycle.
The runners-up will receive half these amounts.
The T20 blaze winners will also be rewarded with an increase – us$10,000 for the winners next year – with further increases annually for the upcoming four years with the runners-up to receive half these amounts.
In the meantime cricket west indies is finalizing a new 4-year M.O.U with the west indies players association, which will see further increases for individual players, including a major boost to women’s remuneration.