World Cup 2023 attendance: Tournament reaches the milestone of 1M spectators

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The ICC World Cup 2023 attendance reached the milestone of one million spectators. With semifinals scheduled for November 15 and 16 and the final on 19, the momentum will surely continue.


With over a million attendance so far, this World Cup has become one of the most popular ICC tournaments ever. At the Narendra Modi Stadium, during SA vs AFG, the millionth fan passed through the turnstiles with six games remaining. The greatest players in the world are competing in the biggest World Cup in history. The World Cup 2023 has drawn immense attendance to the ten venues spread around India. Moreover, with semifinals and final remaining, the momentum will surely continue. Since, the World Cup 2023 had already shattered several viewing and digital records. It’s certain that the ODI format will always be popular as viewers are drawn to the thrill. Speaking on the milestone, ICC head of Events Chris Tetley said,

With over 1 million attendees and record-breaking viewership the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has reminded cricket fans around the world of the support and interest in the ODI format that highlights how much world cup cricket is valued. As we look ahead to the knockout stages, we look forward to this event breaking more records and showcasing the best about cricket in one day”

In addition, BCCI secretary Jay Shah added that,

 “Our vision was to make this World Cup the greatest ever and I am truly delighted that we have broken all previous records. My sincere thanks to our devoted fans, the State Associations and every stakeholder who worked tirelessly in the run-up to this mega event. As we now approach the crucial home stretch, we will continue to work closely with the @ICC in providing a truly memorable experience for everyone involved. The best is yet to come!”

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