Dream11 hosts largest online fantasy cricket match

30 Aug,2019

By A Correspondent

 

L-R Bhavit Sheth – COO & Co-Founder – Dream11, Harsh Jain – CEO & Co-Founder Dream11, Swapnil Dangarikar, Adjudicator, Guinness World Records

Dream11 bagged the Guinness World Records title for hosting the largest online fantasy cricket match. This feat was achieved by Dream11 during the 2019 final match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Dream11 users created over 1 crore (1,03,17,928) fantasy teams to compete in this fantasy sports match.

 

Said a Dream11 spokesperson: “Dream11 is excited to announce this record on India’s National Sports Day, as a dedication to our 7 crore+ users and their passion for sports. We are honoured to receive this certification from Guinness World Records. This global recognition is a validation of our belief in the rapidly evolving culture of sports fandom where more and more fans are seeking new avenues to immerse themselves in their favourite sports. This is resulting in a higher impetus for the sports ecosystem in India. We are deeply thankful to all our users who enjoy playing fantasy sports on Dream11 and made such an incredible feat possible for us!”

 

Added Swapnil Dangarikar, Adjudicator, Guinness World Records: “After careful scrutinisation of all the evidence, I am very happy to confirm that Dream11 has set a new record for a Largest Online Fantasy Cricket Match with an impressive 1,03,17,928 teams participating.”

 

 

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