A record 2.53 crore people watched the Hotstars semi-final match between India and New Zealand in the World Cup. The International Cricket Council (ICC) released TV and digital figures. The previous record in the case of the audience on Hotstar was 1.86 crore. During the group round on the ICC’s digital and social media platform, 2.6 billion people watched videos related to the World Cup. Twenty-one million new followers have been linked to the official World Cup social network in six weeks. At the same time, 38.6 million Engagement remained. The World Cup official website has 6.5 million unique users More than 25 million page views are available.
This tournament is being broadcast on Sky Sports in the UK. Highlights are shown on Channel 4. The number of viewers on these two channels has reached almost 20 million. The semi-final played between England and Australia was the third most watched match. Most visitors met the match between England and India. On the other hand, India-Pakistan match in second place.
England defeated India in Edgbaston in Birmingham during the group round. This match was the most watched cricket match in the UK since 2006. Through the ICC Global Broadcast Partner, the World Cup is being broadcast in more than 220 different areas on 46 different TV channels. Star Sports telecast in India. 64.5 million unique viewers watched the group round matches