BCCI Announces Cash Reward For Pitch Curators After A Successful End Of The Season

The IPL 2022 season ended on Sunday with debutants Gujarat Titans lifting the trophy at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. They defeated Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets and became just the 2nd team after Royals to win the trophy in their debut season.

The final was a grand affair as it included a closing ceremony. The likes of Ranveer Singh, AR Rahman, and Neeti Mohan were among the star performers.

Ranveer Singh
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1.25 Crore Cash Reward To Be Given By The BCCI

The IPL came to its justified end as after over two months of non-stop cricket, finally, a winner emerged. It was after 3 years that a full season of IPL was entirely held in India.

Last year the first half was conducted in India but the second half was played in the UAE. This time though, even with the addition of new teams the tournament was entirely held in India.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. (Photo: Twitter)

The league stage of the competition was confined to just Maharashtra with 4 Stadia hosting games. Wankhede Stadium and Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai hosted 20 and 15 games each. While the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai and MCA Stadium in Pune also hosted 20 and 15 games respectively.

The playoffs though were played in Kolkata and Ahmedabad as both the cities got to host 2 games each.

After the tournament got over, on Monday, BCCI announced cash rewards for all the people involved in the successful completion of the league.

Jay Shah on Women's IPL
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“I’m pleased to announce prize money of INR 1.25 crores for the men who gave us the best games in #TATAIPL 2022. The unsung heroes – our curators and groundsmen across 6 IPL venues this season.

We’ve witnessed some high octane games and I would like to thank each one of them for their hard work. 25 lacs each for CCI, Wankhede, DY Patil and MCA, Pune 12.5 lacs each for Eden and Narendra Modi Stadium”, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah announced via tweets.

The BCCI would hope that the next season could be played all over India.

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