Most-Watched Events In Television History

Cricket World Cup Semi-Final (India Vs. Pakistan) – 2011
Cricket World Cup Semi-Final (... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 10 Most-Watched Events In Television History

Estimated Number of Viewers: 400,000,000

When sports rivals India and Pakistan were slated to face off in the second semifinal of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011, fans from both countries tuned in to watch. The match was held on March 30 at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali in India. The stadium was filled with roughly 35,000 passionate fans, including celebrities, diplomats, and prime ministers from both India and Pakistan.

The match disappointed many fans of the Pakistan team, as India took the lead and moved on to the final. There, India faced off against Sri Lanka and won.