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The winners of the upcoming World Cup in England will receive a record $4 million (£3.1 million) for lifting the trophy, the International Cricket Council announced on Friday.
In all a total of $10 million is on offer during the showpiece men's one-day international tournament, which starts later this month and lasts 46 days.
As well as the champions' pay-out, each team that wins a group stage match will receive $40,000 (£31,000), with the losing semi-finalists collecting $800,000 (£625,000) and the runners-up banking $2 million (£1.56 million).
Tournament hosts and favourites England, bidding to win the trophy for the first time, will open the World Cup when they face South Africa at The Oval in south London on May 30.
It will be the first fixture of a World Cup where all 10 teams will play each other in the group phase ahead of the knockout stages that will culminate with a final at Lord's in northwest London on July 14.
Sri Lanka started the tournament as rank outsiders and finished sixth of the nine teams, registering one of their three wins against the world's top-ranked one-day international side and hosts England.
A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he tried to complete a second run and raced to the boundary, with Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena awarding six.
Sarfaraz Ahmed's side needed to smash the world record for margin of victory in a one-day international but, after winning the toss at Lord's, they failed to muster enough runs to give them a chance.
Bangladesh must be all out for seven or lower if Pakistan are to deny New Zealand a place in the semi-finals alongside Australia, India and England.
The broadcaster said their decision would "ensure as wide an audience as possible is able to watch the game."
England have qualified for the semi-finals and will meet either India or Australia on Thursday July 11. The final is at Lord's on July 14.
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