CPL boasts of 200 million viewers

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is boasting of growth during the 2018 season with combined broadcast and digital viewership of over 200 million for the first time since the tournaments history.

Organizers say this represents the sixth successive season that the tournament has seen year-on year growth in viewership.

CPL said its largest audience share was in India where combined viewership on Stat and Hostar was more than 70 million.

The next largest market was the Caribbean where there was total viewership was just over 50 million for the tournament that took place between Aug. 8 and Sept. 16, 2018.

According to CPL, there was huge growth of viewing figures for the tournament in the United Kingdom and the USA.

In the UK there was a more than 200 percent increase in viewing numbers with the tournament broadcast on Sky Sports for the first time.

In the USA, viewing increased by more than 20 percent to reach almost two million.

The CPL held three matches at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida.

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