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The current edition of the ICC World Cup is also setting new heights in terms of viewership. According to the ICC, the Cricket World Cup has so far been enjoyed by 364.2 million viewers on TV screens, while the match between India and New Zealand has been watched by a record 43 million viewers on the mobile app Disney+ Hotstar.

Not only this, a huge increase is also being seen in the number of spectators enjoying cricket in the stadium. Fans in India have already enjoyed the Cricket World Cup through global broadcast partner Disney Star, starting from October 5 and running till November 19. The live telecast of the first 18 tournament matches has garnered 123.8 billion viewing minutes, a 43 percent increase from the previous edition in 2019.

The World Cup saw 364.2 million viewers watch the live telecast of the first 18 matches of the tournament. The historic match between India and Pakistan played in Ahmedabad on October 14 was watched by 7.6 crore viewers on television and 3.50 crore viewers on digital. At the same time, India’s match against New Zealand in Dharamshala on October 22 broke the record of digital concurrency made in the match against Pakistan.

It was watched by 43 million viewers on Disney+ Hotstar during the final overs of the match. The celebration of cricket at the stadium has been witnessed by over 542,000 fans so far. This number of spectators is 190,000 more than the World Cup played in England in 2019.