Women’s Big Bash League draws record viewing figures

  • Overall, viewing figures were up 46.6 per cent on season two averages
  • On-field records were also broken, including highest Big Bash team total

The first weekend of the third edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) has attracted a peak audience of 629,000 with an average of 422,550 for the prime-time game between the Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars, the largest average of any regular season WBBL match.

Overall, viewing figures for the first day of competition represented a 46.6 per cent increase on the season two average, underlining soaring public interest in women’s cricket.

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