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IPL 2020: Viewership for tournament in UAE rises by 23 percent from 2019, says broadcaster Star India

  • Press Trust of India
  • November 20th, 2020
  • 17:12:47 IST

Star India, the official broadcasters of Indian Premier League, claimed that there has been a 23 percent rise in TV viewership with a staggering 31.57 million average impressions for the marquee T20 event.

The data has been sourced from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India and the coverage in five regional languages - Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada has only helped the rise in viewership.

Mumbai Indians are aiming to win their fifth IPL title. Image: Sportzpics for BCCI

Mumbai Indians won their fifth IPL title by beating Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 final. Image: Sportzpics for BCCI

According to the channel, the recently-concluded edition saw an impressive viewership growth of 24 percent among women and 20 percent among children respectively.

"Season 13 witnessed innovative programming, world-class production - both remote and on-ground," said Sanjog Gupta, Head - Sports, Star India.

"This wouldn't have been possible without the fantastic work done by the team at BCCI in staging the tournament under extenuating circumstances and seamless functioning from our teams inside the bio-secure bubbles in India and UAE."

Updated Date: November 20, 2020 17:12:47 IST

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