ICL announces the prize corpus of 2.74 crores for ICL World Series

November 05, 2008

• ICL World Series kicks off on November 23, 2008

Mumbai, November 05, 2008: The Indian Cricket League (ICL) today announced the World Series starting from November 23rd. The World Series will be played between four teams comprising of ICL India, ICL Pakistani, ICL World and ICL Bangladesh. All the matches of ICL World Series will be played at Sardar Patel Stadium, Navrangpura at Ahmedabad. Indian Cricket League has announced a prize money corpus of Rs. 2.74 crores for its upcoming ICL World Series. The Winners of this tournament stand to gain Rs.1.25 crore, Runner-up will cash in Rs. 75 lakh. Every league match will be fiercely contested and the financial incentive for every win at the league stage will be a handsome Rs. 10 lakh. The incentive for individual performance during the matches will be an impressive Rs. 2 lakh for Man of the Match. Inzaman-ul-Haq will lead the formidable ICL Pakistan team, Chris Harris will lead a galaxy of international stalwarts representing ICL World, Habibul Bashar will lead the ICL Bangladesh and R. Sathish will lead the formidable ICL India.

Announcing the prize money for the ICL World Series, Kapil Dev, Chairman, Executive Board, Indian Cricket League (ICL) said, "The level of cricket at ICL is on an ascendancy mode. In the ongoing ICL 20- 20 Championship, we saw our boys come out with stand-out performances, which shaped the results of some high standard cricket matches. With ICL World Series, our promising domestic boys will face the toughest challenge of proving their cricketing credentials against three of the mightiest teams in the world. These Indian players will be selected after a thorough selection process by the Executive Board along with the Selection committee, based on their growth as cricketers and respective individual performance."

Himanshu Mody, Business Head, Indian Cricket League (ICL) said, “It is a full-filling experience to see the ICL make rapid strikes in terms of growing bigger and better in only its second year of operations. Multiple venues, additional teams, an improved player base and to top it all, a very impressive prize money to be won, should make the tournament an enthralling experience for both - the players and cricket fans."

Schedule ICL World Series November 2008

Match Date Day Teams Teams Venue
1 23.11.08 Sunday India Pakistan AHMEDABAD
2 24.11.08 Monday Pakistan World AHMEDABAD
3 25.11.08 Tuesday World BANGLADESH AHMEDABAD
4 26.11.08 Wednesday India World AHMEDABAD
5 27.11.08 Thursday Pakistan BANGLADESH AHMEDABAD
6 28.11.08 Friday India BANGLADESH AHMEDABAD
7 29.11.08 Saturday FINALS   AHMEDABAD


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