BCCI cash prizes for U-19 winners

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs.20 lakh to each player and Rs.15 lakh to every support staff after India won the Under-19 World Cup.

"Many congratulations to the Indian team for winning the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup," BCCI president N. Srinivasan said.

"We won the `senior` World Cup last year, and now our boys have triumphed in the junior version of the tournament. This is a great day for Indian cricket," he added.

IANS