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Historic viewership for a historic series
After the entire world endured months without live international cricket, the West Indies “Men In Maroon” set out on a historic tour to England which heralded the return to live cricket in the #raisethebat Test Series.
The world watched on as the two teams braved a global pandemic to live, train and play in stringent bio-secure conditions.
Although, there were no fans physically present, cricket lovers around the world were evidently glued to their TV screens. From Virat Kohli to Sir Viv Richards, many chimed on social media as cricket was officially back, thanks to England and our Heroes in Maroon.
Sir Vivian Richards congratulates West Indies on their win in the 1st Test
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Sky Sports, the host broadcaster, reports that this year’s tour between the two teams is rated as the Most Watched Test Series on Sky Sports in All-Time, even surpassing The Ashes 2019.
|England vs West Indies (2020)||591K|
|The Ashes: England vs Australia (2019)||590K|
|The Ashes: England vs Australia (2009)||589K|
Source: Sky Sports