This World Cup match has broken all the old records of viewership. India-Pakistan broke their own old record, which they had set a month ago during the Asia Cup 2023.
The 12th match of the World Cup 2023 was played between India and Pakistan at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Fans were eagerly waiting for this match. During the match, the entire stadium was packed with spectators. About 1.30 lakh spectators reached the Narendra Modi Stadium to watch the match. While the craze of this match remained on the field, a record number of people watched this match live on the online OTT platform. This World Cup match has broken all the old records of viewership.
More than 30 million people watched the India-Pakistan match simultaneously on Hotstar.
This information was given by tweeting on behalf of Hotstar. At this time 3.1 million people were watching this match together on Hotstar. However, later this figure went even further.
India-Pakistan broke their own old record, which they had set a month ago during the Asia Cup 2023. Actually, the broadcast rights of world matches are with the Star Sports Network. Apart from this, fans can watch live streaming on Disney Plus Hotstar. A record 3.5 crore people watched the India-Pakistan match live on Disney Plus Hotstar i.e. OTT. This is the record so far. So far, such a large number of people have not seen live in any cricket match.
The previous record is also in the name of the India-Pakistan match. The Super Four match played between India and Pakistan during the Asia Cup 2023 was watched live by 2.8 crore people. Then he broke the old records. BCCI secretary Jay Shah himself posted this information on X (earlier Twitter). At the same time, the match played between India and Australia in the same World Cup was watched live by more than 2.5 million people. At the same time, the India-New Zealand match of the 2019 ODI World Cup was watched live by 2.52 crore people.
This proves how much craze there is among the fans about the India-Pakistan match. Not only this, then the ICC, Asian Cricket Council and BCCI made so much preparation for this match. Batting first, Pakistan was bowled out for 191 in 42.5 overs. Babar Azam scored the highest 50 runs. In reply, India achieved the target by losing three wickets in 30.3 overs. Rohit Sharma scored 86 runs.