The first match of IPL 2020 i.e.Mumbai Indians vs. Chennai Super Kings clash , so-called El Classico of cricket, broke all previous viewership records with an all-time high of around 200 million (20 crores) viewers.
With this, Dhoni got to be the primary captain in IPL to record 100 wins as the pioneer of an establishment. CSK had been on a five-match losing streak against Mumbai, but after winning the coordinate on Saturday, the Dhoni-led establishment at last picked up a triumph over the Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians.
It was declared by BCCI'S Secretary Jay Shah in a tweet,
Opening match of #Dream11IPL sets a new record!— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 22, 2020
As per BARC, an unprecedented 20crore people tuned in to watch the match. Highest ever opening day viewership for any sporting league in any country- no league has ever opened as big as this. @IPL @SGanguly99 @UShanx @DisneyPlusHS