The Indian Premier League opening game between Mumbai Indians & Chennai Super Kings has delivered peak concurrent viewership of 8.4 Million viewers on Saturday night.
According to a report by Moneycontrol, the opening match of the IPL 2020 delivered 8.4 peak concurrent viewers, vis a vis the opening game of IPL 2019 between Chennai Super Kings & Royal Challengers Bangalore delivered peak concurrent viewership of 12.7 Million viewers. InsideSport tried reaching out to Star India and Disney+ Hotstar for their take on the numbers but could not independently verify the numbers.
As per BARC India viewership data for 2019 shared by broadcast rights holder Star India, a whopping 462 million viewers watched the 12th edition of the league on Star network channels. The reach of the tournament was up 12% compared to previous season. Vis a vis now the broadcaster has predicted magical number of 550Mn+ viewers on IPL 2020.