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IPL cuts prize money in austerity drive

Quinton de Kock of the Mumbai Indians bats during the Indian Premier League Final match between the the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Hyderabad, India. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

India's cricket board has cut the prize money for this year's Indian Premier League by 50 per cent as part of an austerity drive. The winners of this year's competition will get $1.36m (€1.2