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Documentary of 2020 Women’s T20 WC released on Netflix

13/08/2020 at 6:17 PM

Dubai, Aug 13: Cricket fans will get a chance to relive all the action, excitement and emotion from the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 as ‘Beyond the Boundary’, a retrospective documentary, makes it’s debut worldwide on Netflix.

The documentary, which will be available from Friday on Netflix, celebrates the 17-day tournament, which culminated with hosts Australia beating India in the summit clash in front of a record 86,174 spectators at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

The documentary is the first piece of ICC original content to be carried by a streaming service. It captures the progress of the teams and the emotions of players as they discuss preparing for such a big event and turning points in different matches, stated ICC in a media release.

The views of commentators and administrators, celebration of the crowds, behind-the-scenes and dressing room footage, as well as pop star Katy Perry’s appearances are all featured in the film. The film is made available on the platform with subtitles in English, Thai, French, Japanese, Malay, Indonesian, Korean, Dutch, and Hindi.

ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said: “We are immensely proud of ‘Beyond the Boundary’ and we are delighted to partner with Netflix as part of our long-term commitment to growing the visibility of the women’s game and ensuring it has a global platform.

“The film captures all the action and drama from the tournament, which set new benchmarks for not just women’s cricket but all women’s sport and gives fans around the world the chance to relive one of the greatest ICC events we have ever staged.”

The documentary is part of the 100 % Cricket project which was launched by the International Cricket Council hours before the final played on International Women’s Day.

Myleeta Aga, Director, Content – SEA and Australia said: “The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 was a landmark event not just for cricket, but for all women’s sport, breaking viewing and attendance records. I’m sure that Netflix members will love the new perspective that Beyond the Boundary brings to this unforgettable tournament.” (IANS)

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