Board of Control for Cricket in India Announces Rs 2 Crore for Team India After 3-0 Win vs South Africa
India recorded their biggest Test series win against South Africa to climb two spots to second in the International Cricket Council team rankings.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs 2 crore for the Indian team for beating South Africa 3-0 in the just-concluded Test series.
India defeated the Proteas by a whopping 337 runs in the fourth and final Test to record their biggest Test series win against South Africa at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on Monday.
Chasing a mammoth target of 481 runs, the visitors were bowled out for 143.
"BCCI announces an award of Rs.2 crore to the Indian Cricket Team for their 3-0 series win against South Africa," BCCI tweeted on Monday.
BCCI's all top bosses are in the city to attend a governing council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
As a result of the win, India climbed to the second position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings. South Africa still retain the No.1 position in the Test rankings.