Mumbai/Ahmedabad, November 21, 2023: The ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has made historical past by being probably the most attended ICC occasion ever, after 1,250,307 followers handed by way of the turnstiles to witness the most important Cricket World Cup, culminating in Australia profitable a exceptional sixth title
With six video games to go the spectator figures had already surpassed the a million mark with the momentum escalating because the World Cup culminated in entrance of a packed crowd on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.
The occasion which ran from 5 October to 19 November and promised to position followers on the centre of the motion recorded the most important attendance for a Males’s Cricket World Cup opening match when England confronted New Zealand in a repeat of the 2019 closing, adopted by probably the most attended India towards Pakistan fixture in ICC World Cup historical past when followers flocked by way of the turnstiles on 14 October.
The determine of over 1.25 million followers is a brand new benchmark within the historical past of cricket, surpassing the attendance figures of every other ICC occasion. The ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2015, held in Australia and New Zealand, witnessed 1,016,420 spectators, whereas the 2019 version in England and Wales noticed 752,000 followers come by way of the turnstiles.
The thirteenth version of the Males’s Cricket World Cup held in India has eclipsed these figures in addition to breaking a number of broadcast and digital viewership data, proving the worldwide attain and ever-growing recognition of the game.
Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Occasions stated, “The ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has been an amazing success, showcasing the perfect facets of the sport and capturing the hearts of a whole lot of tens of millions of followers the world over. The staggering attendance demonstrates the enduring enchantment of cricket and the joy the ODI format continues to supply. It has been an occasion that has not solely entertained but additionally united cricket followers globally in a celebration of the game.
“ICC occasions play an essential half in rising our recreation and provoking the following era of gamers and followers all over the world and we wish to thank the followers who contributed to creating the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 a convincing success, and sit up for sharing extra thrilling experiences for followers in future ICC occasions.”
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