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The First Match Of The 17th Season Of The IPL 2024 Tournament Was Watched By So Many Crore People

Sangeeta Viswas
2 weeks ago

IPL 2024: The First Match Of The 17th Season Of The IPL 2024 Tournament Was Watched By So Many Crore People. The IPL 2024 season kicked off on March 22nd, and it’s already setting the stage on fire! Just a week in, and the tournament has become a fan favorite.

Record-Breaking Viewership!

The opening day itself saw a whopping 16.8 crore viewers tuning in – the highest ever for a season opener! That’s some serious cricket fever!

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Dhoni’s Retirement & Gaikwad’s Captaincy Debut

Adding to the drama, a day before the first match, legend MS Dhoni announced his retirement, making way for Ruturaj Gaikwad as the new captain of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

The First Match Of The 17th Season Of The IPL 2024 Tournament Was Watched By So Many Crore People

Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony was a star-studded affair, with Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff dazzling the crowd. Singers A R Rahman and Sonu Nigam added their musical touch, making it a night to remember.

First Week Packed with Action!

The first week was nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for fans. We saw the season’s first double-header (two matches in one day!), the return of Delhi Capitals’ captain Rishabh Pant after a 15-month injury break, and a record-shattering performance by Sunrisers Hyderabad!

Hyderabad Goes Big!

In the eighth match, Hyderabad smashed the biggest score in IPL history against Mumbai Indians, leaving everyone speechless and rewriting the record books!

The First Match Of The 17th Season Of The IPL 2024 Tournament Was Watched By So Many Crore People

CSK On Top!

Currently, CSK leads the points table with two wins in two matches.

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Will the Excitement Continue?

With the first week setting the bar so high, one question lingers: can IPL 2024 maintain this level of excitement throughout the season?

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