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BCCI’s Generous Move: Raises Cash Prizes for Domestic Tournaments

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On Sunday, BCCI declared the hikes in prize money for the domestic tournaments & now the Ranji Trophy winners are set to receive a whopping cash reward of Rs 5 crore this year. According to the new structure, now the Ranji Trophy winners, who currently get a cheque of Rs 2 crore, will be getting Rs 5 crore, while the runners-up and losing semi-finalists will get Rs 3 crore and Rs 1 crore respectively. 

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BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a tweet that he is pleased to announce an increase in prize money for all BCCI Domestic Tournaments. His tweet reads “We will continue our efforts to invest in Domestic Cricket ? which is the backbone of Indian Cricket. Ranji winners to get 5 crores (from 2 cr), Sr Women winners Rs 50 lacs (from 6 lacs).”

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The prize money for Irani Cup also has been doubled as the winners will get 50 lahks instead of Rs 25 lakh. Currently, the team finishing runners-up doesn’t get any cash reward, they will get 25 lakh from now onwards.
In Duleep Trophy, the winners will receive Rs 1 crore and the runners-up team will get Rs 50 lakh. In Vijay Hazare Trophy, winners will get a cheque of Rs 1 crore and the team finishing second will receive Rs 50 lakh.

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy winners will get a cheque of Rs 80 lakh and the losing team will receive 40 lakh. The winners of the Deodhar Trophy are set to get richer by Rs 40 lakh and the losing finalists will get Rs 20 lakh.
To motivate women’s cricket in India, the champions of the Senior Women’s One Day trophy will receive Rs 50 lakh and the runners-up will get Rs 25 lakh. The cash prize of the senior women’s T20 trophy has also been increased as the winners will be getting Rs 40 lakh, eight times more than what they getting now. The runner-up will get Rs 20 lakh.

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