Srinagar: The biggest cricket brand and one of the richest sports leagues in the world, Indian Premier League (IPL) is a windfall for players and teams with winner of the IPL 2023 to get a whopping amount of prize money.
Since its inception back in 2008 lot has changed, from popularity to viewership to money involved. Everything has just got bigger.
In the first two editions, the winning side received Rs 4.8 crore, whereas the runner-up was awarded with Rs 2.4 crore.
Last season, Gujarat Titans won Rs 20 crore for winning the title, while the runner-up, Rajasthan Royals, were awarded Rs 13 crore.
According to a report in Sportstar, the prize pool for teams this season is Rs 46.5 crore.
The winners of the Orange Cap and Purple Cap will receive Rs 15 lakh each, the Emerging Player of the tournament will be awarded of Rs 20 lakh.
In addition to that, the Most Valuable Player of the season gets awarded a cash reward of Rs 12 lakh.
In the IPL 2023 final, four-time champions Chennai Super Kings will take on holders Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.
A win for CSK will take them to five IPL, the joint-most by a team alongside MI.