The semi-final clash between Indian and New Zealand might have ended in heartbreak for millions of fans across the country, but Star's OTT platform Hotstar ended up setting a new world record. 

Source: NDTV

According to Yourstory, when MS Dhoni was dismissed in the 49th over, Hotstar scaled a new world record for concurrent viewership with 25.1 million people tuning in to watch the game. 

Source: Zee News

The viewership was noticed to be steadily growing post the 43rd over as India staged a comeback of sorts after being reduced to 5/3. 

Source: Cricket Country

Between the 44th and 47th overs, it increased nearly every ball - from 18.2 million to 24.4 million.

Source: Scroll

To put this into perspective, the match between India and Pakistan had created the previous record with 15.6 million viewers. Which this game obviously beat by a margin of almost 10 million viewers. 

Source: India Today

At least, it was a happy day for someone.