T20 World Cup 2024: Complete list of award winners and the prize money

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 has concluded in a thrilling mode and Team India emerged triumphant against South Africa by 7 runs in the final match played in Barbados on 30th June 2024 (Sunday). After 13 years, the Indian cricket team finally managed to win a world cup, but in a T20I format under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, and gave a perfect farewell to the head coach Rahul Dravid.

Among the list of award winners, Virat Kohli achieved the “Player of the Match” award and Jasprit Bumrah grabbed the “Player of the Tournament” award. Mainly, fans were delighted to watch Virat Kohli come back into form in the crucial final and anchor the team’s innings with his first half-century of the tournament. Similarly, Jasprit Bumrah’s outstanding performance proved to be a game-changing moment yet again, as he took the crucial wicket of the in-form batter Heinrich Klaasen, thereby reviving India’s hopes of winning the match to defend the target of 176 runs.

The men-in-blue succeeded in ending their 11-year drought period of winning an ICC trophy and the second T20 World Cup victory which they had won in 2007 under the legendary former captain MS Dhoni in South Africa. Also, this is the first and crucial win since clinching the Champions Trophy in 2013.

Let’s find out the list of award winners and the prize money received by the winners and runner-up after the T20 World Cup 2024 finals. Also, it would be interesting to know the stats of the top-performing players in this tournament.

T20 World Cup 2024: List of Award Winners and Prize Money

Here is the list of Award winners of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and prize money tabulated below in terms of US and Indian currency :

S. NoAwardWinnerPrize Money (in USD) Prize Money (in INR) 
1.Player of the MatchVirat Kohli$5000INR 4,10,000
2.Player of the TournamentJasprit Bumrah$15000INR 12,30,000
3.Smart catch of the MatchSuryakumar Yadav$3000INR 2,46,000

The above-mentioned list of winners delivered an exceptional performance in the final match of T20 World Cup 2024:

1. Player of the match in the final (Virat Kohli):

After the early departure of Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, and Suryakumar Yadav, Team India was struggling at 34-3 in 4.3 overs. However, India managed to post a total of 176-7 in 20 overs, riding on the heroic knocks of Virat Kohli’s 59-ball-76 runs (including 6 fours and 2 sixes) and Axar Patel’s 31-ball-47 (including 1 four and 4 sixes).

2. Player of the tournament (Jasprit Bumrah):

The Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah took 15 wickets in 8 matches of the T20 World Cup 2024 at an average of 8.27 and an economy rate of 4.17. Also, in the finals, he took 2 crucial wickets namely Reeza Hendricks (4 runs from 5 balls — including 1 four) and Heinrich Klaasen (52 runs from 27 balls — including 2 fours and 5 sixes) by conceding just 18 runs in 4 overs.

3. Smart catch of the match (Suryakumar Yadav):

South African batter David Miller had a huge challenge of scoring 16 runs off the last over bowled by Hardik Pandya. However, Suryakumar Yadav took the most important catch of his life at the long-on (near the boundary) in the first ball of Hardik’s over.  As a result, David Miller had to depart after scoring 21 runs from 17 balls (including 1 four and 1 six).

Similarly, Suryakumar grabbed another catch of Kagiso Rabada in the 5th ball of the last over to defend another 8 runs. Ultimately, the Indians became the defending champions by securing a 7-run thrilling victory against the Proteas.

How much money did Team India get after emerging as the winner of the T20 World Cup 2024?

The Indian cricket team as the winner of T20 World Cup 024 received prize money of around USD 2.45 million, which is approximately equal to INR 19.95 crore (in Indian currency).

How much money did the South African cricket team get after finishing as runner-up of the T20 World Cup 2024?

After finishing as the runner-up of the T20 World Cup 2024, South Africa received prize money of USD 1.28 million, which is approximately equal to INR 10.64 crores.

Top Performing Players Stats in T20 World Cup 2024

Let’s find out the players who topped the charts and achieved the best stats in terms of batting and bowling in the entire season of the T20 World Cup 2024 as tabulated below in detail:

Batting Stats:

S. NoStatsPlayerNationPerformance
1.Highest run scorerRahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan281 runs in 8 innings
2.Highest individual scoreNicholas PooranWest Indies98 runs from 53 balls (including 6 fours and 8 sixes) at a strike rate of 184.91 vs Afghanistan
3.Best batting averageRichie BerringtonScotland102.00 average in 3 innings (102 runs)
4.Best batting strike rateShai HopeWest Indies187.72 strike rate (107 runs in 3 innings)
5.Most number of fifties in a seasonRahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan3 half-centuries
6.Maximum number of foursTravis HeadAustralia26
7.Maximum number of sixesNicholas PooranWest Indies17
8.Most number of 90sRohit SharmaIndia1 (257 runs in 8 matches)

Bowling Stats:

S. NoStatsPlayerNationPerformance
1.Highest wicket-takerFazalhaq FarooqiAfghanistan17 wickets in 8 matches
2.Best bowling averageTim SoutheeNew Zealand7 wickets in 3 matches
3.Best bowling figuresFazalhaq FarooqiAfghanistan5-19 in 4 overs vs Uganda
4.Most number of 5-wicket haulsFazalhaq FarooqiAfghanistan1 match vs Uganda
5.Best bowling economy rateTim SoutheeNew Zealand3.00 economy rate (7 wickets in 3 matches) 
6.Best strike rate in bowlingGulbadin NaibAfghanistan7,71 strike rate (7 wickets in 8 matches)

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