TikTok, following its partnership with the International Cricket Council, has launched its #CricketWorldCup in-app challenge to give 5 lucky cricket lovers a chance to watch an India match live during the World Cup 2019 in England. Through this challenge, TikTok has urged fans to compete and show their love for the game and support team India.
The short video digital platform had recently announced its partnership with The International Cricket Council (ICC) as part of a global partnership with ByteDance. The partnership focuses on delivering exciting campaigns and unique content at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 through TikTok.
To encourage users pan-India to create engaging content to celebrate the spirit of World Cup, TikTok has also introduced an array of exciting in-app features, including a special sticker to celebrate the tournament. ICC’s official TikTok account gives TikTok users an insight into how the players from across the world are gearing up for the upcoming matches and captures some of the fun moments from their daily lives. TikTok plans to launch another in-app campaign when India enters the finals to support the Indian team to get the World Cup home.
Mayank Gandotra, Director of Business Development, TikTok India said: “We are really thrilled to celebrate our partnership with ICC and bring to cricket fans the most exciting sporting moments through TikTok with the launch of our in-app challenge. The in-app challenge received an overwhelming response from our users with over 45 million video views throughout the course of the campaign. At TikTok, we always strive to leverage diversified content formats to encourage creations and interactions, and the #CricketWorldCup challenge is in line with this ongoing mission.”
TikTok’s mission is to enable its users to capture and showcase their creativity, knowledge and moments that matter to them, directly from their mobile phone, enabling everyone to be a creator. With thousands of stickers, filters and features available, users can enhance their videos to tell their own stories in 15 seconds.
In the spirit of celebrating the festival of Cricket World Cup in India, TikTok, in collaboration with global music giant Sony Music’s artist Aastha Gill also recently launched a TikTok World Cup Anthem titled “Jeetega Saara India”. This exciting new anthem cheers on Team India to get the World Cup home and is exclusively available on TikTok!