𝕁𝕚𝕠𝕋𝕧𝕧𝕚𝕟𝕖𝕖 – BCCI President and former captain of the Indian team, Sourav Ganguly is very happy with the number of virtual viewers and its rating is getting in the current 13th season of the Indian Premier League 2020.
The Indian Premier League 2020 was first scheduled in March. But it was postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus. The BCCI President later decided to hold it in the UAE from 19 September to 10 November.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on Star Sports‘ cricket live show, “Unbelievable and I am not surprised at all”. When we were discussing Star (Dream XI IPL official broadcaster) and all the people related to it.
If we have to organize it this year, then we were considering this tournament a month in advance. Ganguly said, we decided to go ahead with our plans. Because ah people wanted to bring normalcy in everyone’s life.
And wanted to bring this exciting game back to the world. And I am not surprised by the response, it is the best tournament in the whole world.
Around 269 million people watched the match in the first week of the Indian Premier League. Which is 1.1 million more than last year.
TV viewership monitoring agency Knud Nielsen said in its report in the 13th season 2020 of the television viewership and advertising consumption of IPL that the viewership of every minute in the first week of the current version increased by 15% over the previous year.
Got to see The same super overs have also been seen in the 13th season of the Indian Premier League 2020. And it has become a witness to very exciting struggles.
Well done bcci .. in this tuff market situation .. https://t.co/JMC9ptWTFN
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) September 1, 2020
Sourav Ganguly said, “There have been so many super overs in this season, the same we recently saw a round of super over.
We saw Rohit Sharma and many other young players, and then we also saw a comeback from the bottom of the Kings XI Punjab team captaincy under Lokesh Rahul. This league version of the same tournament is scheduled to end this week.
While the playoffs will be played next week. The final match of this league will be played on the 9th.