The cricket match between India and New Zealand has set a new world record for concurrent viewership, with a staggering 43 million fans tuning in at the peak of the game. This record-breaking figure was achieved when seasoned batsman Virat Kohli was dismissed for 95 in Dharamsala, surpassing the previous record of 35 million viewers set during India’s match against Pakistan earlier in the tournament.
Disney+ Hotstar Celebrates Record-Breaking Viewership
Disney+ Hotstar, the broadcasting platform for the match, was ecstatic to announce the new viewership milestone. Sajith Sivanandan, the head of Disney+ Hotstar, expressed his gratitude to the fans for their overwhelming support.
“Our heartfelt thanks go out to our users who flocked to Disney+ Hotstar for the electrifying India vs New Zealand match, helping us shatter the world record for concurrent viewers of a live streaming event,” Sivanandan stated.
He further added, “We recorded an unprecedented 43 million concurrent viewers at the peak of the match, easily surpassing the previous record of 35 million set during the India vs Pakistan match in the same tournament.”
Disney+ Hotstar’s Commitment to Delivering Memorable Moments
As the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 heads towards its climax, Sivanandan assured fans that Disney+ Hotstar would continue to strive to bring these unforgettable moments to their screens. The platform’s commitment to delivering high-quality streaming experiences is evident in their record-breaking viewership numbers.
The match, won by tournament hosts New Zealand, solidified their position as the only unbeaten team in the tournament, placing them firmly at the top of the standings.
Watch the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 LIVE on Disney+ Hotstar and Star Sports Network
Cricket fans can look forward to more thrilling matches in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. The tournament will be broadcasted LIVE and FREE on mobile via Disney+ Hotstar, and also on the Star Sports Network.