IPL creates 62.7 million live impressions on Twitter

The excitement of the Indian Premier League season eight continued this week on Twitter with 62.7 million live impressions. Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) fans are roaring on Twitter making them the favourites this week.

The team in yellow is closely followed by defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (@KKRiders) and 2013 champions Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan). Given their popularity, the most talked about game this week was #MIvCSK.

Read on to find out how #IPL has played out on Twitter in the second week of the tournament:

Total impression data


The Twitter Audience Index saw a combined total of 62.7 million Live Impressions between 16 April 2015 to 22 April 2015. Below are the games ranked in descending order of the most Live Impressions:

1. #MIvCSK (17th April)
2. #RCBvMI (19th April)
3. #RCBvCSK (22nd April)
4. #RRvKXIP (21st April)
5. #RRvCSK (19th April)
6. #DDVSvKKR (20th April)
7. #KXIPvKKR (18th April)
8. #SRHvKKR (22nd April)
9. #SRHvRR (16th April)
10. #SRHvDD (18th April)

IPL peak moments

The top Tweets Per Minute (TPM) moments during the match windows between 16 April 2015 to 22 April 2015 were as follows:

1. Kings XI Punjab wins in the super over against Rajasthan Royals
2. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s AB de Villiers hits 24 off one over by Lasith Malinga from Mumbai Indians
3. AB de Villiers falls for 42 to Kieron Pollard from Mumbai Indians with RCB on 129/6
4. Dwayne Smith of Chennai Super Kings brings up his 50 versus Mumbai Indians
5. Chennai Super King’s Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Bravo bring up 107 off 7 overs against Mumbai Indians

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Most Mentioned Batsmen and Bowlers on Twitter during the Live Match Windows with the proverbial #OrangeCap and #PurpleCap going to the most mentioned batsman and bowler respectively


1. AB de Villiers (Orange Cap) (@ABdeVilliers17)
2. MS Dhoni (@msdhoni)
3. Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45)


1. Lasith Malinga (Purple Cap)
2. Mitchell Johnson (@MitchJohnson398)
3. Harbhajan Singh (@harbhajan_singh)

Ranking of Most Mentioned IPL Teams on Twitter from 16 April 2015 to 22 April 2015

1. Chennai Super Kings
2. Kolkata Knight Riders
3. Mumbai Indians
4. Rajasthan Royals
5. Royal Challengers Bangalore
6. Kings XI Punjab
7. Delhi Daredevils
8. Sunrisers Hyderabad

Most Retweeted Tweets about the Indian Premier League between 16 April 2015 to 22 April 2015

@iamsrk: I should be Pune!!!! Love you my boys!!! Go KKR….will celebrate with my daughter with a huge hug!!!

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@iamsrk: First day on Raees. Hot but heartening. And KKR starts its match. Go boys….cheering you from the sets.

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@iamsrk: Always & Everytime…a mature innings..@GautamGambhir. & my man @iamyusufpathan in the thick of things again. Morne & Umesh deadly. Love KKR

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