The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday announced that more than one million fans have attended the ongoing World Cup in India.
The milestone was achieved during the match between South Africa and Afghanistan at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday.
ICC Head of Events Chris Tetley lauded the success of the event and believes more records being broken during the World Cup’s semi-finals and final.
“With over one 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,” Tetley said.
“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.”
Schedule of remaining World Cup matches
Australia vs Bangladesh – Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
England vs Pakistan – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
India vs Netherlands – M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Semi-final 1: First place vs fourth place – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Semi-final 2: Second place vs third place – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Final: Winner of Semi-final 1 vs winner of Semi-final 2 – Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad