Also there were 357 million viewers who witnessed the tournament, establishing it as the biggest television event in India."(A total of) 357 million viewers watched the IPL, establishing it as the biggest television event in India today," said the release.

The highest-rated match in the 2016 edition of the IPL was the May 24 Qualifier I clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Lions which saw a cumulative viewership of over 100 million.

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