Chennai Super Kings biggest sports franchise in India

As per the data released from the survey, CSK's fan base of 22.5 Million people is almost the same as the entire fan base for the sport of football in India.

Chennai Super Kings biggest sports franchise in India
CSK poster. Credits — Twitter (@csk)

Chennai based Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), has emerged as the biggest sports franchise in India, according to a survey conducted by Ormax Media.

As per the data released from the survey, CSK's fan base of 22.5 Million people is almost the same as the entire fan base for the sport of football in India. Among all the sports in India, cricket leads with 124.2 million fans, the report pointed out. Further, kabaddi, wrestling (including WWE) and football are in a close contest for the second place, with 23-28 million fans each.