The 13th edition of the ODI World Cup concluded in Ahmedabad on Sunday, with Australia securing their sixth title after beating favorites India by six wickets in the final.
A brilliant performance by Travis Head, scoring 137 runs, helped Australia chase a modest target of 241 in 43 overs, ending India’s 10-match winning streak at the tournament.
In terms of earnings, the tournament winners claimed a substantial prize of $4 million, along with $280,000 for seven wins in league stage matches. The runners-up, India, earned $2 million, in addition to $360,000 for their nine group stage matches.
New Zealand and South Africa, the losing semi-finalists, received $800,000 each. The Kiwis also earned $200,000 for five wins, and Proteas received $280,000 for seven wins in group stage matches.
Teams that didn’t advance to the semi-finals were given $100,000 each, while winners of each group stage match secured a $40,000 incentive. The mega 50-over tournament, featuring ten teams, took place in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023.