India-New Zealand ODI series highest-rated in last three years, confirm broadcasters

PTI, Nov, 14 2016

New Delhi: The India-New Zealand One-Day International (ODI) series was the highest-rated bilateral ODI cricket series in the last three years, principal

File photo of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. AP

File photo of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. AP

Star Sports said on Monday.

The ODI series against the Kiwis delivered 7,397 ('000) average impressions on the network, surpassing last year's India-South Africa series which secured 6,153 ('000) average impressions. The average impressions are measured in units of thousands -- '000. To complement its scale, the broadcast was bolstered by new look graphics and the best of experts on the commentary panel, cutting across demographic boundaries and capturing the imagination of a diverse fan base.

"The India-NZ ODI series setting a new record benchmark as the highest-rated bilateral ODI series in the last three years further affirms that nothing is adored like quality cricket in this country," Star Sports CEO Nitin Kukreja said in a statement.

"With a packed home season of cricket coming up with world class opponents like England and Australia visiting India, Star Sports network is committed to delight cricket fans across India with the most comprehensive coverage of this sport," he added.

Published Date: Nov 14, 2016 | Updated Date: Nov 14, 2016



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115