The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has been a record-breaking event, with a total of 1,250,307 fans attending the tournament. The World Cup culminated in Australia winning their sixth title, adding to the historic nature of the event.
The momentum of spectator figures increased throughout the tournament, with attendance surpassing one million fans with six games still remaining. The final match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad saw a packed crowd, showcasing the immense popularity of the tournament.
The event prioritized placing fans at the heart of the action and broke records for attendance. The opening match between England and New Zealand drew the largest crowd for a Men’s Cricket World Cup opening match, while the match between India and Pakistan became the most attended fixture in ICC World Cup history.
Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Events, highlighted the success of the event and its impact on cricket fans worldwide. He emphasized the enduring appeal of cricket and the ODI format, as well as the importance of ICC events in growing the sport and inspiring future generations of fans and players. Tetley thanked all those who contributed to its success and expressed excitement for future ICC events.