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Total prize money for India after breaking 11-year jinx with ICC T20 World Cup trophy

Total prize money for India after breaking 11-year jinx with ICC T20 World Cup trophy

India's triumph in the T20 World Cup not only brought immense joy to the nation but also showcased the team's unwavering spirit and determination.

India’s cricket team finally put an end to their 11-year wait for a major ICC trophy, defeating South Africa in a thrilling T20 World Cup final. Led by the brilliance of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, the Men in Blue secured a well-deserved victory and a significant financial reward.

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Hard-Fought win and rewarding outcome

India, under captain Rohit Sharma‘s leadership and inspired by a fighting knock of 76 runs from Virat Kohli, emerged victorious in a nail-biting final against South Africa. They posted a competitive total of 176 runs on the board, with crucial contributions from both Kohli and Axar Patel, who smashed 47 runs off just 31 balls.

In reply, South Africa fell short by a mere seven runs, managing only 169 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

Financial rewards reflect glory

This historic victory wasn’t just about cricketing glory. The ICC awarded India a hefty sum of $2.45 million (approximately INR 20.42 crore) for clinching the T20 World Cup title. South Africa, despite their valiant effort, received $1.28 million (approximately INR 10.67 crore) for finishing as runners-up.

Team effort and fitting farewell

The victory was a testament to the combined effort of the entire Indian team. While Kohli and Sharma led from the front, both with bat and captaincy respectively, bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, and Hardik Pandya played crucial roles in restricting South Africa’s chase.

This win also served as a fitting farewell for head coach Rahul Dravid.

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Relief and jubilation mark end of era

The emotions on the players’ faces spoke volumes about the significance of this victory. Both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, who have shouldered the burden of expectations for many years, displayed a mixture of relief and jubilation. For Kohli, the win marked a sweet end to his T20 International career, announced after the final.

India’s triumph in the T20 World Cup not only brought immense joy to the nation but also showcased the team’s unwavering spirit and determination. The financial rewards further solidify the prestigious nature of this victory.

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