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.


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