TV Ratings for India vs Australia series: Sony Ten 3 becomes No. 1 sports channel on back of India vs Australia ODI Series

India vs Australia TV Ratings:  The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is over and cricket viewers have shifted their loyalties from Star Network to Sony Sports Network. Sony Sports is currently live broadcasting the much hyped India’s tour of Australia.  As expected, India vs Australia 1st ODI game is the top rated sports program of the week and Sony Ten 3 is the top rated sports channel.
The television ratings agency BARC has released its Week 47th Data and Sony Ten 3 have overtaken Star Sports to become the number 1 channel in the sports genre on the back of India vs Australia series.
Sony Ten 3 which is broadcasting Hindi Feed of the series is the top rated channel followed by Sony Ten 1. Overall Sony Sports in broadcasting India vs Australia series Live in 4 Languages i.e English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
India vs Australia 1st ODI’s live telecast of the series is the top rated sports program of the week 47.
India vs Australia Series Ratings in Australia : Foxtel announce strong ratings for the first match of the series 
 
Not only in India, but India vs Australia series in Australia is also breaking all kind of records. Record Ratings for India vs Australia Series in Australia : According to TV Numbers released by Fox Cricket, India vs Australia 2nd ODI delivered record ratings. The ratings for SUPER-SHOW by the Australian cricket team was more than 2015 World Cup Finals delivered on PayTV. 

FOXTEL has been enjoying an audience surge from the first two games in the three-match ODI series against Australia. The Sunday match saw Fox Cricket rank in the top 10 with its metro audience of 585,000 watching the end of the match where Australia defeated India. That national audience watching the cricket was over 400,000 (not including Kayo or Foxtel Go).

The game in which Smith hit his second consecutive century was also the third most watched Subscription TV sports program of all time behind 2011 Rugby World Cup Semi-Finals and Finals

Meanwhile in the first ODI the average rating delivered by the network hovered around 328,000 viewers – this rising to 387,000 for the evening session when India batted. The match was also shown on Foxtel’s streaming service Kayo.

“We have said all along that we are committed to delivering a massive summer of cricket and that’s exactly what we are doing, despite the cost [$30 million] and complexity of doing so in the current public health environment,” said Nick Hockley, interim CEO of Cricket Australia.

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