IPL 2021 Viewership: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah is pleased with the number of TV viewership in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) and thanked the fans for supporting the tournament. IPL 2021 was suspended midway in May due to the Kovid-19 pandemic, as there were many cases of infection in India in a biologically safe environment. After this, the second half of IPL 2021 started in the United Arab Emirates this month and the interest of the fans is increasing due to which there has been a bumper increase in the number of viewers.
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah tweeted, “I am happy to share that the viewership of IPL 2021 continues to increase. TV viewership is 38 crores (till 35th match) which will be in the same phase in 2020. The viewership is more than 12 million till date. Thank you all. Things will get more exciting from here on.” Let us tell you that IPL 2021 is being broadcast live in India on Star Sports.
I am delighted to share that #IPL2021 continues to register significant growth in viewership
380 million TV viewers (till match 35)
12 million more than 2020 at the same stage🙌🏾
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 30, 2021
43 matches have been played so far
Let us tell you that a total of 43 matches (till Wednesday) have been played in the 14th season of IPL. According to the data so far, in the points table, the team of Chennai Super Kings is first with 16 points while the team of Delhi Capitals is second with the same number of points. At the same time, the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore is at number three and the team of Kolkata Knight Riders is at number four.