IPL 2023 Fever: Jio Cinema Strikes Gold!

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a popular tournament in the country that attracts the viewership of fans across the globe. Putting an end to the long wait, the 16th season of the tournament started the other day. The opening ceremony was a star-studded affair. The IPL started with a bang with the defending champions Gujarat Titans taking on the mighty CSK.

The new season of the IPL also made wonders for the Jio Cinema app as it struck gold. It is known that Jio Cinema bagged the streaming rights of IPL. Moreover, the app is offering good quality without charging a single penny. So the app became the go-to app for the fans.

Knowing that Jio Cinema is streaming the IPL, fans downloaded the app in big numbers. The data says that a massive 2.5 crore downloads in just one day. On Friday, the downloads happened which is touted to be a big record. The match also got some record views.

It is said that the opening match of the tournament crossed the massive 50 crore views while 1.6 crore fans watched the match when CSK chief Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on strike.

No words can describe the craze cricket has in India. Moreover, fans need not pay a single rupee to watch the match and this resulted in Jio Cinema striking gold and registering a record number of downloads in a single day. If the same continues then the app would do bigger wonders in the coming days.

CSK is one of the biggest teams in the IPL. Gujarat Titans pulled off a big achievement in 2022. In its maiden season, the team won the trophy. Hardik Pandya who was released by Mumbai Indians was purchased by the team and was made the skipper. With the two teams locking horns, the views created a big record.

Talking about the team, the Gujarat team won the toss and elected to bowl first. The decision was proved right as the CSk was restricted to 178 for the loss of seven wickets. Ruturaj Gaikwad gave the IPL opening match a fiery start with a brilliant 90. Gujarat chased the target with four balls to spare. Opener Shubman Gill gave a good start by scoring a quick 63 in just 36 balls.
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