Check out WTC 2023 prize money list

The World Test Championship (WTC), introduced in 2019 to add significance to Test cricket, is currently in its second edition. In the inaugural WTC Final held in 2021, New Zealand emerged as the champions by defeating India in the title clash, securing victory by an eight-wicket margin at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.

The prize pool for the WTC Final stands at $1.6 million, with the runners-up set to receive $800,000 as their share.


Apart from the final, the remaining nine teams participating in the ICC World Test Championship 2021-2023 will also be rewarded from a prize pool of $3.8 million. South Africa, finishing third in the WTC standings, has earned a prize money of $450,000 for their performance in the championship.

England, known for their aggressive playing style, made a late comeback in the two-year cycle, securing the fourth position and receiving a prize money of $350,000.

Sri Lanka, despite being in contention for a spot in the championship, slipped to fifth place after losing a series against New Zealand. They have been allotted a total prize money of $200,000.

New Zealand, Pakistan, the West Indies, and Bangladesh, who finished sixth through ninth in the WTC standings, will each receive $100,000 as their share of the prize money.

These prize amounts are aimed at recognizing the teams’ performances and providing financial incentives for their achievements in the ICC World Test Championship, adding further excitement and competitiveness to the longest format of the game.