With the 11th season of the Indian Premier League underway, the IPL buzz on Twitter is heating up. After dominating the microblogging platform during week 2, Chennai Super Kings have repeated the feat once again!
Sports fans have been kept on the edge of their seats, as a bulk of the matches have gone down to the wire with the last-over finishes, the IPL buzz on Twitter has been unprecedented. Since the start of April, there have been over 5 million Tweets on cricket from teams, players and fans alike. That’s an 81% increase in conversation volume compared with the same period a year ago!
Week 3 of the T20 league has produced some jaw dropping moments which has raised the excitement levels among fans. Here’s what fans are talking about on Twitter this week,
The most tweeted Team Emoji Hashtags
The following were the most mentioned and talked about matches during Week 3.
Most Tweeted about moments
Most trending hashtags (Tweeted non match hashtags)
Top 5 most Retweeted Tweets during week 3 were,
I saved the IPL by picking – @henrygayle ??.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 19, 2018
— Sam Billings (@sambillings) April 22, 2018
SKY’s commentators now cashing in on the @IPL.
The same ones that played a major part in ending my England career.
Hilarious how the IPL isn’t viewed as a tournament for mercenaries who only care about cash…!
— Kevin Pietersen? (@KP24) April 22, 2018
Assured all-round performance from @mipaltan ! It’s been coming!
Hitman @ImRo45 goes bang-bang! ? Captains knock!?
Mitch getting Quinny and AB was HUGE! @krunalpandya24 what a spell! What Variation..KICKASS!??♂️
Come On @mipaltan Let’s rack up the W’s!#MIvRCB ✊?@IPL
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) April 17, 2018
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 17, 2018
The most Retweeted video this week was,
How good has @henrygayle been tonight?
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 19, 2018
All the tweets from players that made their way to Twitter Moments
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) April 21, 2018
— Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) April 19, 2018
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 23, 2018
These were all the top moments that were part of the IPL buzz on Twitter this week. Stay tuned for more weekly updates.