ICC World Test Championship 2019-21: Team-Wise Prize Money Won In The Tournament
ICC World Test Championship 2019-21: Team-Wise Prize Money Won In The Tournament
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8. West Indies – 100,000 $ (Approx 74 Lakhs INR)

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West Indies Test team (Photo- AFP)

Just like Bangladesh, West Indies started their ICC WTC campaign against India. The Caribbean side hosted India for a 2-match test series in August, 2019 where the hosts lost both matches. West Indies’ next assignment was the 3-match tour to England which marked the resumption of International after the Chinese virus impacted a worldwide lockdown for months. The Caribbean side beat the hosts in their first match of the tour but lost rest of the matches. The same fate continued for West Indies in the entire cycle as they managed to win only one series throughout their WTC 2019-21 campaign against 9th ranked Bangladesh in February 2021. Throughout the campaign, West Indies played 3 series in home and 3 away, Where they managed to win one series against Bangladesh, Drew against Sri Lanka at home and faced defeat in the hands of India, South Africa at home and lost their away tour 2-1 to England and were whitewashed by the Winners of the WTC, New Zealand. Middle-order batsman Jermaine Blackwood finished off as West Indies’ leading run scorer of the tournament with 709 runs, while Kemar Roach with 39 wickets ended up as their leading wicket taker.

Ending up at 8th position in the standings with 194 points and 26.9% PCT, West Indies have pocketed a reward of 100,000 USD (Approx 74 Lakhs INR) as consolation for participating in the inaugural edition of the ICC World Test Championship.

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