The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 was a historic event that set a new record for attendance. A total of 1,250,307 fans attended the tournament, making it the most attended ICC event in history. The momentum of spectator figures escalated 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, highlighting the immense popularity of the tournament.
The event took place from 5 October to 19 November and prioritized placing fans at the center of the action. It broke records for attendance, with the opening match between England and New Zealand drawing the largest crowd for a Men’s Cricket World Cup opening match. Additionally, the match between India and Pakistan became the most attended fixture in ICC World Cup history.
Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Events, expressed his excitement about the success of the event and its impact on cricket fans worldwide. He emphasized that cricket has an enduring appeal and that ODI matches are still popular among fans. Tetley also highlighted how important it is for ICC events to continue growing the sport and inspiring future generations of players and fans alike. He thanked all those who contributed to