"India's love for cricket is enormous and the supporters here deserve a world class tournament. The Champions Trophy is that world-class event this country has been craving. And with a new format that should ensure every match will feature a huge amount of intensity, this tournament promises to be the best Champions Trophy yet.", who said this,, ?
Your vote on this answer has already been received
BUT, the magnitude of PAYMENTS to the players ,are simply a crime & utterly idiotic.
Infrastructure development , with the money spent on cricket, , would have more sensible, if spent on other olympic-sports items.