Cricket World Cup 2011 Turns Indian’s to the Web

by HEMANTH KUMAR on March 29, 2011

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Cricket World Cup 2011 is on, Fan’s are enjoying the season. Cricket is more famous in India than in any other country, In fact it’s a religion. Cricket lovers stick to TVs during the matches. If not possible to watch TV, they will carry FM radio’s, Ah, Its earlier, it’s an Internet world. We can watch live streams on the web any where, or get the updates from the web. Cricket World Cup really turns Indian’s to the web during March 2011. The Cricket sites got huge traffic and millions of unique visitors. It means the dollar rain for the Cricket websites. ESPNCricinfo.com got more than 1.4 million visitors during India vs. South Africa Match in India.

During February 27 and March 13, 16.4 percent India’s online population visited ESPNCricinfo.com and 13.4 percent of web users visited Yahoo! cricket. ESPNCricinfo.com increased 42 percent with nearly 7 million people visiting the site. Yahoo! Cricket reached 5.7 million visitors and CricBuzz.com crossed 1 million visitors during the period.

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*Excludes visitation from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.

It is expected that the visits to the cricket related sites in India will increase with tomorrow’s rivalry match of India vs. Pakistan. Read more at ComScore.

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