Port of Spain: The Trinidad and Tobago side has received USD 1 million from the government as it prepares to leave for India for the Champions League which begins next week.
The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) would retain USD 500,000 to offset expenses related to the team's participation in the tournament while the other USD 500,000 will be shared among the players, reports CMC.
The 2009 CLT20 finalists leave for the sub-continent on Monday after two warm-up matches this week.
"We will be here cheering on for you all," said Juliana Boodram, secretary in the ministry of tourism, during a function on Wednesday.
"I want to urge you to play with pride, play with passion and make your country proud."
The Trinidad and Tobago will play one practice match in Ranchi before the start of the tournament on September 21.
They open their campaign against the Brisbane Heat at the same venue on September 22.