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Business News/ Sports / Cricket News/  ICC cricket World Cup 2019: World Cup opener records highest ever reach on Star
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ICC cricket World Cup 2019: World Cup opener records highest ever reach on Star

The match between hosts England and South Africa recorded a reach of 114 million
  • England went on to beat South Africa in that match by 104 runs to make a perfect start to their World Cup campaign
  • England's Joe Root in action at ICC Cricket World Cup match between England vs South Africa. (Photo: Reuters)Premium
    England's Joe Root in action at ICC Cricket World Cup match between England vs South Africa. (Photo: Reuters)

    The first match of the 2019 World Cup recorded the highest ever reach on Star network.

    The match between hosts England and South Africa recorded a reach of 114 million, the highest ever for a cricket World Cup game, a statement said.

    The average reach for a World Cup game has been 101 million and the match between England and South Africa match had a reach that was double of any opening match of a recent ICC event.

    England went on to beat South Africa in that match by 104 runs to make a perfect start to their World Cup campaign.

    The World Cup will be played from 30 May to 14 July.

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    Published: 07 Jun 2019, 12:42 AM IST
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