BCCI awards Rs.1 crore to each member of victorious Indian team

Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Monday announced that each member of the Indian team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs.1 crore for winning the Champions Trophy Sunday night.

Led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India beat England by five runs in a thrilling final at Edgbaston, Birmingham to be crowned Champions Trophy winners for the second time. India had shared the title with Sri Lanka in 2002.

BCCI also announced in a statement that Rs.30 lakh will be given to every member of the support staff.


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