Following their board conferences in Dubai on Monday, the Worldwide cricket Council introduced a 320 per cent enhance in prize cash for the 2020 ladies’s T20 World Cup, with the winners taking dwelling $1 million and the runners-up $500,000.
Cricket Australia will additional kick in an additional share to match the equal prize cash for the boys’s match wherever the ladies place, as much as an extra $600,000 for a win within the finals.
“We want to continue our commitment to equality by ensuring that any prize money earned by the Australian Women’s team in the T20 World Cup is the same as what is on offer in the men’s side of the tournament,” Cricket Australia boss Kevin Roberts stated in an announcement.
“While there is no doubt we are starting to see financial progress for our talented cricketers, we still have a way to go and CA will continue to play a role in driving equality for our athletes,” he added.
“We want to continue our commitment to equality by ensuring that any prize money earned by the Australian Women’s team in the T20 World Cup is the same as what is on offer in the men’s side of the tournament.” – @KevRobertsCA MORE I https://t.co/OK0X97KNfF pic.twitter.com/ZQxTxu8qD1— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) October 15, 2019
An settlement negotiated between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Affiliation two years in the past ensured that every one gamers are paid the identical base fee no matter gender.
The highest ranked Australian ladies’s workforce shall be sizzling favourites on their dwelling soil when the T20 World Cup kicks off in February subsequent 12 months.
In the meantime, the ICC has said that revenues within the ladies’s sport would additionally see the 2021 ladies’s World Cup prize cash pool enhance to $3.5 million from $2 million in 2017.
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