After nine years of no play, the Kabaddi World Cup is back this year, and for the first time - broadcast LIVE on Indian Television. Witnessing the Indian Kabaddi Team’s third consecutive win in the World Cup, the tournament garnered a massive viewership of 74 million unique TV viewers in India.
56.5% of the Kabaddi World Cup viewers had previously watched the Pro Kabaddi League earlier this year. Having successfully roped in Kabaddi fans, did the Kabaddi World Cup also acquire what brand advertisers call a ‘Sport Audience’ segment in India?(more…)