Indian Fantasy Sports platforms see surge in participation

Indian Fantasy Sports platforms witnessed participation from over 5 million Indian sports fans between April and June.

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With sports resuming globally with restrictions on in-stadia fans, platforms like Fantasy Sports is expected to drive deeper fan engagement.   -  Representative Photo/ Getty Images

As the sports across the country has come to a standstill due to coronavirus crisis, the Indian Fantasy Sports platforms witnessed participation from over 5 million Indian sports fans between April and June.

The participation figures were revealed by the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), India’s Fantasy Sports self-regulatory industry body.

In the same period, Indian Fantasy Sports (FS) platforms introduced new sports like baseball, handball, and rugby, and hosted more than 1,000 matches from around the world.

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