Despite initial concerns regarding ’empty stadiums’ during first few matches of the World Cup, the 2023 edition of the tournament brought out…
The 2023 Cricket World Cup was a record-breaking event in attendance, despite initial concerns about ’empty’ stadiums during the first few matches.
You can also find out more about the following: International Cricket Council The International Cricket Council (ICC), revealed on Tuesday, that the attendance of the World Cup just concluded shattered all previous records in terms of stadium attendance. In India, 1.25 million people attended World Cup matches.
The World Cup of 2023 started slowly, with only half of the spectators showing up for matches played outside India. The cricket craze grew as the tournament progressed. More than 542,000 spectators attended the games until the mid-way stage of the event. This is 190,000. more than the equivalent number in 2019.
The Cricket World Cup saw a record-breaking number of viewers on TV and digital platforms.
The live broadcast of the first 18 matches in the tournament clocked 123.8 billion viewing hours, which is 43% higher than that of the 2019 World Cup.
The record numbers in the World Cup 2023 can be attributed to India’s ‘near perfect’ performance in the tournament, where they won 10 games in a row. The Men in Blue’s winning streak finally came to an abrupt end in the final match against Australia.