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BCCI to give Rs 25 lakh to each member of Team India

The BCCI in India today announced Rs 25 lakh for each member of the Indian team after MS Dhoni's men became the number one team in Test rankings after they spanked Sri Lanka by an innings and 24 runs in the third and final cricket Test.

cricket Updated: Dec 07, 2009 20:22 IST

Board of Control for Cricket in India on Sunday announced Rs 25 lakh for each member of the Indian cricket team after Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men became the world number one Test side beating Sri Lanka in Mumbai.

Board President Shashank Manohar announced at the BCCI awards function in Mumbai that each support staff and selection committee members will get Rs 10 lakh.

"We have decided to give each Indian cricket team member Rs 25 lakh for becoming the number one in ICC Test rankings. Each of the support staff and selection committee members will be given Rs 10 lakh," Manohar said.

India on Sunday became the number one team in the ICC Test Championships after their innings victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test match here to win the series 2-0.