#Data Over 500,000 Tweets celebrated India’s ICC U19 World Cup win

ICC Under 19 World Tweets

History was made at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui as the #BoysInBlue from India clinched the ICC Under 19 World title defeating Australia by eight wickets in the mega finals on Saturday. ICC Under 19 World Tweets flooded the microblogging platform.

Over 500,000 Tweets celebrated India’s win over the weekend (from Feb 2 – 5, 2018). This is India’s fourth U-19 World Cup title after Mohammad Kaif’s (@MohammadKaif) team won it in 2000, Virat Kohli’s (@imVkohli) team won it in 2008 and Unmkut Chand (@UnmuktChand9) led India won in 2012.

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Led by skipper Prithvi Shaw the Indian colts put forth a stellar show in the all-important finals. Fans, famous personalities, sports stars celebrated this huge win on Twitter over the weekend which made #ICCU19WC break records on the platform. The conversation peaked between 4 – 5pm on Saturday, Feb 3, 2018, garnering over 126,000 Tweets.

Aneesh Madani, Head of Sports Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Twitter said, “Nothing brings Twitter in India together like a tournament win by the national cricket team at any level! There were nineteen times as many Tweets as the last final, a showcase of the power that sport holds to drive massive volumes of conversation in the moment.”

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) had a special message for the #BoysInBlue in this video Tweet:

Here are some other Tweets celebrating India’s win