The England women and men’s staff shattered viewing determine data on Sky Sports activities of their most up-to-date Ashes fixtures.
A median viewership of 965,000 tuned in throughout the 4 days at Headingley final week, the very best ever for a Take a look at, as England saved the sequence alive.
The figures have been up 56% on the third Take a look at of the 2019 Ashes – which grabbed the eye throughout an exciting Ben Stokes-inspired climax however attracted a a lot smaller viewers within the early phases of the match.
Regardless of competitors from the British Grand Prix and Wimbledon, England’s profitable run chase on day 4 hit a excessive of two.05million – Sky’s third highest day on report behind the Headingley finale 4 years in the past and the final day at Edgbaston this summer season.
The typical viewers throughout the 14 days of motion sits at 878,000, which marks a forty five per cent rise on the final Ashes sequence.
Heather Knight’s England aspect are additionally elevating the bar within the girls’s recreation.
Their five-wicket win at Lord’s peaked at 795,000, the very best ever for a girls’s T20 worldwide, and averaged 285,000.
Their Ashes Take a look at in opposition to Australia noticed viewing figures nearly 400% larger than the 2019 counterpart, with the T20 sequence up 135%.
Watch day one of many fourth Ashes Take a look at reside on Sky Sports activities Cricket on Wednesday July 19. Construct-up from 10am, first ball at 11am. You can stream the men’s and women’s Ashes series on NOW.