The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has set a new record as the most attended event in ICC history, with a total of 1,250,307 fans attending. The tournament culminated in Australia winning their sixth title, adding to the historic nature of the event.
The attendance for the tournament continued to escalate throughout, surpassing one million fans with six games still remaining. The final match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad saw a packed crowd, highlighting the immense popularity of cricket worldwide.
One of the highlights of the event was the opening match between England and New Zealand which drew the largest crowd for a Men’s Cricket World Cup opening match. Additionally, India and Pakistan became the most attended fixture in ICC World Cup history.
The success of this tournament marks a new benchmark for cricket and its global reach. It broke multiple broadcast and digital viewership records, demonstrating how much people love watching cricket on screens.
Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Events expressed his excitement about this achievement and thanked all fans who contributed to its success. He emphasized that this event will inspire future generations of cricket players and fans alike. Tetley also highlighted that events like these play an important role in growing interest in cricket worldwide and making it more accessible to everyone around the globe.