Team India need’s to win the first Test Against Australia in Pune to record their unbeaten Test run at home. But there is something more than this, croreVirat’s team can win 1 Million Dollars(Rs.crores) in cash, in the Test which is starting from 23rd February. They can win this huge amount if India wins the first Test against Australia. The sports governing will reward for getting No. 1 spot in Test Rankings by 50 percent in 2015. The numero uno spot for the cutoff date of April 1, 2017.
Last time when they were on tour in Sri Lanka, India lost the test match which was in August. From that time India has drawn four and extended the undefeated streak to 10 matches. The all-time record of India at home without any defeat is 20 matches; it is a record which team has same in number. In 2012, India was beaten at home.
The Prize money was 500,000 Dollars, but now it’s doubled to 1 million Dollar. The new captain Virat Kohli is enjoying a great run in test matches as a captain and as a player. Recently he has broken the record of Dravid and Bradman by hitting 4th Double Hundred. Under Virat’s captaincy India has won 15 tests and under Dhoni (27) and Ganguly (21).
If India wins the Series against Australia, then it will be the seventh back-to-back series win for Virat led side. The series against Australia ends on 29th March and whoever will win will be rewarded the cash price of 1 Million Dollar after 1st April by ICC.
Let’s hope for more wins. Let us see who wins the prize money of 1 Million Dollars!