2020 Women’s T20 World Cup delivers record-breaking numbers
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: April 2, 2020 5:29:39 pm

Australia’s captain Meg Lanning and India’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur pose with the trophy (AFP Photo)

A complete of 9.02 million followers in India watched the ‘Women in Blue’ tackle Australia within the ICC World T20 ultimate, breaking all viewership information throughout TV in addition to digital platforms for a ladies’s cricket occasion.

As Harmanpreet Kaur’s India made the ultimate of the T20 World Cup for the primary time, followers watched 1.78 billion minutes of dwell match motion on TV of the ultimate. The determine is 59 occasions greater than the ultimate of the earlier version in 2018. The determine was greater than 20 occasions the video views delivered within the earlier version in 2018 and 10 occasions the earlier most profitable ladies’s cricket occasion, the ICC World Cup in 2017.

The ICC launched a viewership knowledge on Thursday which confirmed that Harmanpreet Kaur’s crew struck a chord with the followers, resulting in a staggering 5.four billion whole viewing minutes for the event throughout India.

Total viewing minutes is arrived at after a calculation primarily based on how many individuals watched any explicit match for the way a lot length.

India, although, had been thrashed by the Southern Stars on the historic MCG the place 86,174 individuals had been current for the summit conflict.

ICC’s digital channels went overdrive throughout the February 21 to March eight occasion in Australia, with an astonishing 1.1 billion whole video views, making it essentially the most watched occasion within the historical past of ladies’s cricket. In truth, it was essentially the most watched cricket occasion after the 2019 Men’s World Cup.

The digital streaming figures too had been spectacular in India, peaking at 3.1 million for concurrent customers of Hotstar throughout the ultimate.

In Australia, the typical viewers for the ultimate was 1.2 million, making it essentially the most watched ladies’s cricket match and the sixth-most watched cricket sport ever on subscription tv in Australian broadcast historical past.

(With PTI inputs)

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