IPL continues to stir Twitter with 54.3 million live impressions

The excitement of the Indian Premier League season eight continued this week on Twitter with 54.3 million live impressions.

This week’s team rankings remain unmoved from the last Index. For the second week in succession, fans of Kolkata Knight Riders (@KKRiders), and Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) are roaring louder than those of Mumbai India (@mipaltan) making up the top three most mentioned teams. The last over heroics of David Miller made the #SRHvKXIP game the most talked about contest in this week’s Index:


The Twitter Audience Index saw a combined total of 54.3 million Live Impressions between 07 May 2015 to 13 May 2015. Below are the games ranked in descending order of the most Live Impressions:

  1. #SRHvKXIP (11thMay)
  2. #MIvRCB (10thMay)
  3. #CSKvMI (8thMay)
  4. #CSKvRR (10thMay)
  5. #KKRvKXIP (9thMay)
  6. #RRvSRH (7thMay)
  7. #DDvCSK (12thMay)
  8. #KKRvDD (7thMay)
  9. #DDvSRH (9thMay)
  10. #KXIPvRCB (13thMay)


The top Tweets Per Minute (TPM) moments during the match windows between 07 May 2015 to 13 May 2015 were as follows:

  1. Royal Challengers Bangalore score 235 runs off 20 overs against Mumbai Indians
  2. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli put on a record unbeaten 215 run partnership versus Mumbai Indians
  3. Ambati Rayudu hits a four to clinch a 6 wicket win for the Mumbai Indians against Chennai Super Kings
  4. AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore brings up his 100 with a six versus Mumbai Indians
  5. Royal Challengers Bangalore cross 200 in the 18th over against Mumbai Indians



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 (@ABdeVilliers17) (Orange cap)
  2. Virat Kohli (@imVkohli)
  3. MS Dhoni (@msdhoni)


  1. Dwayne Bravo (@Newbigdog) (Purple cap)
  2. Sunil Narine (@SunilPNarine74)
  3. Piyush Chawla

Ranking of Most Mentioned IPL Teams on Twitter from 07 May  2015 to 13 May 2015

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

Top 3  Retweeted Tweets about the IPL