England vs West Indies series live telecast huge disappointment on BARC ratings charts, even UFC 251 rates higher

This will come in as huge surprise for LIVE cricket fans. England vs West Indies 1st test and start of 2nd Test has rated even lower than the live telecast of UFC 251. Be it Jason Holder’s menacing bowling in the first test or match winning knock by ‘Mr. Incredible’ Ben Stokes century in the first innings of 2nd – none could ignite any interest on the BARC ratings charts.
 
The series which was billed up as comeback series of international cricket after 4 month long break, until now has rated lower than repeat telecasts of India cricket games on Star Sports, UFC 251 & WWE on Sony Sports. 
 
In the Week 28th BARC Rating charts, 2019 World Cup repeat telecast of India games against Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh occupies first 3 positions in the top programs list. UFC 251 Live Telecast of Unman vs Masivdal with 329,000 impressions is the number 4 show on the charts. 

Week 28: Saturday, 11th July 2020 to Friday, 17th July 2020

Rank Channel Name Programme Impressions (000s)
Week 28
1 STAR Sports 1 Hindi ICC WC-19 M22 IND/PAK 366
2 STAR Sports 1 Hindi ICC WC-19 M28 IND/AFG 348
3 STAR Sports 1 Hindi ICC WC-19 M40 IND/BAN 342
4 Sony Ten 2 L/T UFC 251-20 USMAN/MASVIDAL 329
5 STAR Sports 1 Hindi ICC WC T20-14 SF SA/IND 328
All India (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, To get this data on your Twitter timeline, tweet with #BarcTweet Top 5 Sports Programs
In terms of top channels list in the Week 28, despite of no LIVE CRICKET on the network, Star Sports 1 Hindi is on top followed by Sony Ten 1 & Sony Ten 3.

Week 28: Saturday, 11th July 2020 to Friday, 17th July 2020

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
Week 28
1 STAR Sports 1 Hindi 51403
2 Sony Ten 1 34144
3 Sony Ten 3 20149
4 STAR Sports 2 16474
5 STAR Sports 3 15904
All India (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, To get this data on your Twitter timeline, tweet with #BarcTweet Top 5 Sports Channels