ICC announces the prize details for the ICC World Test Championship. The winner of the World Test Championship final would win 1.6 million dollars approximately 11.71 crore rupees and the ICC Test Championship mace. The runners-up would receive 800000 dollars approximately 5.85 crore Rupees, for finishing second in the nine-team competition.
The team which emerged third in the standing would receive 450000 dollars approximately 3.3 crore rupees. Team that came 4th in the points table would receive 350000 dollars approximately 2.5 crore rupees. The team that emerged fifth in the standing would receive 200000 dollars approximately 1.5 crore rupees. Remaining 4 teams would receive 100000 dollars each approximately 75 lakh rupees.
The Test Mace, previously given to teams topping the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Team Rankings will now be given to the WTC winners. In case the final ends in a draw or a tie. The finalists will split the prize money for the first and second places and share possession of the Mace during the time they remain champions.
The maiden World Test Championship started on August 1, 2019. India qualified for the final by finishing on top of the points table while New Zealand claimed the second spot.