New Delhi. The second season of Legends League Cricket has registered over 16 million viewership on the digital live streaming platform in India and its digital footprint has also crossed 600 million fans across the globe. According to the latest Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) TV ratings, the opening match of the season between the Indian Maharaja and the World Giants played at the Eden Gardens was attended by senior players from around the world, achieving high ratings.
Five times more than the rating of the entire previous season of Legends League cricket has been recorded here. It is astonishing to see such a large number. As we all know that Star Sports is the premium broadcaster and the largest sports platform, this has helped us create a wider reach and we have the second highest viewership in India for any T20 league after IPL.
Raman Raheja, Co-Founder and CEO, Legends League, said, “The response from fans has been overwhelming this season and it reflects the growing popularity of Legends League cricket. The Legends League cricket is being hosted in India for the first time. Earlier it has been broadcast in America, Australia and the Indian subcontinent.
The current season of Legends League cricket is attended by many great cricketers from all over the world including Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Chris Gayle, Mitchell Johnson, Jacques Kallis and Muttiah Muralitharan. In the four-team tournament, Harbhajan Singh will captain Manipal Tigers, while Irfan Pathan will lead Bhilwara Kings. While Sehwag is leading the Gujarat Giants team, India Capitals is commanded by Gautam Gambhir.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 24, 2022, 10:34 IST