- This is the first-ever Guinness World Records in the category of Online Sports Category.
- The users of Dream11 created over 1 crore (1,03,17,928) fantasy teams to compete in this fantasy sports match. In order to claim this record, Dream11 had to prove the participation of a minimum of 40 lakh fantasy teams in that particular match.
Dream11 has created a Guinness World Record by hosting the ‘Largest Online Fantasy Cricket Match’. This amazing feat was achieved by Dream11 during the 2019 final match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) between two heavyweights Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. The users of Dream11 created over 1 crore (1,03,17,928) fantasy teams to compete in this fantasy sports match. In order to claim this record, Dream11 had to prove the participation of a minimum of 40 lakh fantasy teams in that particular match.
This is the first-ever Guinness World Records in the category of Online Sports Category.
The intense final match between both teams which had the whole fan fraternity on the edge of their seats also proved to be a huge playground of for fantasy sports enthusiasts as fans of the game passed the minimum requirement without any problem.
The app recorded over 1 crore fantasy teams created by over 43 lakh (43,77,610) unique users playing together for the final match of Indian Premier League (IPL) match.
Expressing his delight over the achievement, a Dream11 Spokesperson said, “Dream11 is excited to announce this record on India’s National Sports Day, as a dedication to our 7 crores + users and their passion for sports. We are honored 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 favorite 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!”
An official from the Guinness World Records said that After very careful scrutiny of all the evidences, we are 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 taking part in it. We are pleased to say, Dream11 is now Officially Amazing.
The creation of this record shows the growing popularity of fantasy sports among the fans and their deep connection with the sports.
Dream11 is the biggest Sports Gaming platform in India with more than 7 crore users playing Fantasy Cricket, Football, Kabaddi, Basketball, and Hockey. It is a game of skill which eventually became a platform for Indian fans to showcase their sports knowledge. The fans can create their own teams made by the real-life players who will be playing in the upcoming matches and score points based on their on-field performance and compete with other fans, with the winners getting exciting prizes.