The India-Pakistan ICC World Cup match on October 14 set a global streaming record with more than 3.5 crore people watching the clash on Disney+Hotstar. The new global streaming viewership record has beaten the record set by the Indian Premier League (IPL) final between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans on May 29 with a viewership of 3.2 crore viewers.
In the match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets to register its 8th World Cup victory against the team in a historic rivalry that has been on since 1991. With the massive win, India dethroned New Zealand from the top of the ICC World Cup 2023 points table.
Indian bowlers dominated the game, as the Pakistan team was all-out on a low score of 191 runs all out in 42.5 overs. Apart from Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Siraj and Ravindra Jadeja all got two wickets each.
The batters reached the target in 30.3 overs. Indian captain Rohit Sharma blazed a 36-ball half-century and Shreyas Iyer gave the finishing touches with an unbeaten 50 runs. Sharma scored 86 runs off 63 balls, including six fours and six sixes.