Board announces Rs.20 lakhs reward for U19s
Mumbai, 26 August: In honour of their recent triumph at the 2012 ICC Under-19 World Cup, BCCI President, Mr. N. Srinivasan, has announced a cash prize of Rs.20 lakhs for each player of the victorious team. A cash reward of Rs.15 lakhs will also be given to each member of the support staff of the India U19 team. Hony. Secretary, Sanjay Jagdale, has also congratulated the victors on a great tournament.
"Many congratulations to the Indian team for the winning the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. We won the 'senior' World Cup last year, and now our boys have triumphed in the junior version of the tournament. This is a great day for Indian cricket. The Board would like to announce a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakhs to each player, and Rs. 15 lakhs to each member of the support staff."
"The Indian cricket team has played some extraordinary cricket in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. The members of the team have worked hard, and deserve the title. Heartiest congratulations to the boys and support staff for winning the World Cup."