CRICKET- The 11th season of Indian Premier League recorded a 100% increase in the number of tweets made by fans as compared to 2017.
Fans sent 18.8 million tweets in 2018. Also the IPL final was the most tweeted final ever in the history of the tournament recording over 1 million Tweets.
Aneesh Madani Head of Sports Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Twitter, said, “This was by far the most talked about IPL on Twitter ever. The excitement was palpable right from the moment Kedhar Jadhav won the first match for the Chennai Super Kings with a boundary at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai and Ambati Rayudu did an encore to win the final.”
Winning team Chennai Super Kings was the most mentioned team in the IPL’s 11th season.