Sports desk Nine matches were played in the first week of the World Cup (from 30 May to 5 June). During this time only India’s match against South Africa happened. According to the Star Network that telecast the match in India, there are a total of 26.8 million viewership in the first week. During this time most visitors were recorded in the match of India-South Africa (June 5th). Team India’s first match saw 18 million fans on the star network.
Most people have seen the match this time in the history of the World Cup. The tournament has seen an average of 10.72 million people. This is the highest ever in any ICC tournament. Star Network said that marketing campaigns such as #City_Key_Crawan and ‘Le Jayenge’ have also brought the tournament to more viewers.